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Chrysanthemum Butter Knives, 1880–91

This is a Butter knives. It was manufactured by Tiffany and Co.. It is dated 1880–91 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Butter Pat (USA), ca. 1880
  • gilt silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1995-148-4
  • Butter Pat (USA), ca. 1880
  • gilt silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1995-148-5

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Butter Pat (USA), ca. 1880
  • gilt silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1995-148-6

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 22.2 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm (8 3/4 in. x 1 in. x 13/16 in.)

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Chrysanthemum Butter Knives, 1880–91; Manufactured by Tiffany and Co. (United States); USA; silver; L x W x D: 22.2 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm (8 3/4 in. x 1 in. x 13/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1957-61-49-a,b

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