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1943

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Knife (France), possibly 18th century

This is a knife. It is dated possibly 18th century and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is earthenware, silver, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 25 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm (9 13/16 x 13/16 x 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On blade: stamped "LENOBLE A MONTARGIS".

Cite this object as

Knife (France), possibly 18th century; earthenware, silver, steel; L x W x D: 25 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm (9 13/16 x 13/16 x 11/16 in.); 1943-37-2

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