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Designer:
Charles T. Grosjean, American, d. 1888  Search this
Manufacturer:
Tiffany & Company, American, established 1853  Search this
Medium:
silver, steel
Dimensions:
L x W x D: 23.1 × 2.1 × 1.4 cm (9 1/8 × 13/16 × 9/16 in.)
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
knife
Object Name:
knife
Manufactured in:
New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1880
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Elongated rectangular steel blade with rounded point. Waisted ferrule, connecting to silver handle of curving, ungulating shape, covered in a pattern of overlapping foliate scrolls and chrysanthemum buds, with engraved "B" in the central reserve. Rounded terminal, topped with chrysanthemum flower. Reverse side densley decorated with overlapping foliate scrolls and chrysanthemum buds. Side edges plain polished surface.
Credit Line:
Gift of Anonymous Donor
Accession Number:
1957-61-46-d
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq460c9cc3d-85d4-4663-b8a3-cc7f2ce32ba8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1957-61-46-d