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Fruit Knife (France), ca. 1890

This is a Fruit knife. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is silver, steel, mother-of-pearl, gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 20 x 1 x 0.8 cm (7 7/8 x 3/8 x 5/16 in.)

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Fruit Knife (France), ca. 1890; silver, steel, mother-of-pearl, gilding; L x W x D: 20 x 1 x 0.8 cm (7 7/8 x 3/8 x 5/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds; 1996-56-74

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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