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1970

  • Work on this object began.

1980

  • Work on this object ended.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

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Butter Knife (USA), 1970–80

This is a Butter knife. It was designed by Porter Blanchard. It is dated 1970–80 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by William E. Woolfenden. It is credited Gift of William E. Woolfenden.

Its dimensions are

L: 15 x W: 2.5 x D: 1.5 cm (5 7/8 x 1 x 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On handle: "PORTER BLANCHARD HANDMADE STERLING"

Cite this object as

Butter Knife (USA), 1970–80; Designed by Porter Blanchard (American, 1886 - 1973); silver; L: 15 x W: 2.5 x D: 1.5 cm (5 7/8 x 1 x 9/16 in.); Gift of William E. Woolfenden; 1992-151-2

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