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Knife with Porcelain Handle Knife

This is a knife. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and painted by Ferner Workshop, Thuringen. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, steel, gold. 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: 20.8 x 1.8 cm (8 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Unmarked

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, gold; L x W: 20.8 x 1.8 cm (8 3/16 x 11/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-183

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