Iron Knife

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Object Name: 
Iron Knife
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.7.14 I
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 26.5 cm; Blade W (max): 2.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1920
Primary Description: 
Wood, iron; drawn, coated; single sharpened edge. Squared end just above the tang. End is tapered to a dull, rounded point. Rounded wooden handle, with a narrow "neck" and two finely incised cut lines around the lower end; probably lathe-made. Tang does not go into the handle all the way and protrudes almsot 2 cm, as if this is not the original handle.
Provenance: 
Walther, Gerhard, Source
1979-09-21
Blaschka, Leopold (1822-1895), Former Collection
Blaschka, Rudolf (1857-1939), Former Collection