This is a Knife. It is dated Handle, Kangxi, 1622–1722; blade, ca. 1710 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is imari porcelain, silver, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
It is credited
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
Its dimensions are
L x W: 27.6 x 2.5 cm (10 7/8 x 1 in.)
Cite this object as
Knife; imari porcelain, silver, steel; L x W: 27.6 x 2.5 cm (10 7/8 x 1 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-225
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.