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Knife (England), ca. 1765

This is a Knife. It is dated ca. 1765 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is steel, silver, 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: 29.3 x 3 cm (11 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Knife (England), ca. 1765; steel, silver, porcelain; L x W: 29.3 x 3 cm (11 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-192

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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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18803885/ |title=Knife (England), ca. 1765 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>