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Knife (Germany), mid-19th century

This is a Knife. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver, gold, porcelain. 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: 22.9 x 2.1 cm (9 x 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On blade: two crossed swords, "12", "D". Tardy, Silver (1981) p 36; Dresden, 1730; "G" , "TM"

Cite this object as

Knife (Germany), mid-19th century; silver, gold, porcelain; L x W: 22.9 x 2.1 cm (9 x 13/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-188

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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