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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1920

  • Work on this object ended.

1990

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

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Knife (France), early 20th century

This is a Knife. It was made by Loius Pernet Eloi and retailed by Maison Pernet. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is steel, horn. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John M. Thompson and John M. Thompson. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Thompson in memory of Mr. and Mrs. G. Auclair.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 20 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm (7 7/8 x 11/16 x 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On blade: LP Eloi

Cite this object as

Knife (France), early 20th century; Made by Loius Pernet Eloi ; steel, horn; L x W x D: 20 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm (7 7/8 x 11/16 x 5/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Thompson in memory of Mr. and Mrs. G. Auclair; 1990-67-10

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