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Object ID #18803677

This is a Knife. It is dated late 17th century and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is steel, silver, agate. 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 x D: 18 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm (7 1/16 x 11/16 x 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On blade: unidentified cutlers' mark partly filled with copper

Cite this object as

Object ID #18803677; steel, silver, agate; L x W x D: 18 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm (7 1/16 x 11/16 x 9/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-115

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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