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1931

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Knife with Porcelain Handle Knife

This is a knife. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 19.7 × 2 × 2 cm (7 3/4 × 13/16 × 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On blade: [1] "F&E Marcus CB SOLINGEN", stamped on side of blade

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Knife with Porcelain Handle Knife; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel, steel; L x W x D: 19.7 × 2 × 2 cm (7 3/4 × 13/16 × 13/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-5-27-a

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