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1985

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2019

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Knife (possibly Austria), ca. 1760

This is a Knife. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is horn, silver, 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: 19.8 x 4.5 cm (7 13/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On blade: I.P

It is inscribed

On silver mount engraved: M. RENNER

Cite this object as

Knife (possibly Austria), ca. 1760; horn, silver, steel; L x W: 19.8 x 4.5 cm (7 13/16 x 1 3/4 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-270-b

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