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Print, Designs for Two Knife Handles, 16th century

This is a Print. It was created by Jan Theodor de Bry. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and through gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 19.1 x 12.7 cm (7 1/2 x 5 in.) Image: 10.6 x 8.2 cm (4 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower Center: I.D. de Bry Fe

Cite this object as

Print, Designs for Two Knife Handles, 16th century; Johann Theodor de Bry (German, 1561 - 1623); Netherlands; engraving on paper; Sheet: 19.1 x 12.7 cm (7 1/2 x 5 in.) Image: 10.6 x 8.2 cm (4 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and through gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post; 1995-47-1

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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