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Knife (probably Netherlands), ca. 1750

This is a knife. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver, agate, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg and catalogued by S. Wilmering. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 24.5 x 2.9 cm (9 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On each piece in set: Dutch import mark: " ..ZII " ; Tardy, SILVER, 1981, p.327

Cite this object as

Knife (probably Netherlands), ca. 1750; silver, agate, steel; L x W: 24.5 x 2.9 cm (9 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-118-b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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