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Knife (possibly England), ca. 1690

This is a Knife. It is dated ca. 1690 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is brass, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 13.9 x 1.3 cm (5 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Tulip-like mark (?) stamped in the blade.

Cite this object as

Knife (possibly England), ca. 1690; brass, steel; L x W: 13.9 x 1.3 cm (5 1/2 x 1/2 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-104

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