Knife

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Object Name: 
Knife
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.3.133 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.7 cm; Blade W: 2 cm; Glass Handle Diam: 2.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1740-1750
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; blown, gilt; gilt steel and gold (?). Knife, with tubular glass handle, rounded at end; gilt chinoiserie decoration; ribbed gold (?) ferrule; scimitar-shape blade, with parcel-gilt engraved decoration at bottom end of glade: an eagle supporting a shield inscribed with a script "W", in a frame surmounted by an urn of fruit.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kate Foster, Ltd., Source
1974-10-31
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show