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This object and one other are part of a set whose first object is Album, Designs for Knife Handles, 1583.

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Print, Design for Two Knife Handles, 1583

This is a Print. It was after Francesco Salviati and engraved by Cherubino Alberti. It is dated 1583 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 25.2 x 11.7 cm (9 15/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Two Knife Handles, 1583; After Francesco Salviati (Italian, 1510 – 1563); Italy; engraving on off-white laid paper; Platemark: 25.2 x 11.7 cm (9 15/16 x 4 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-350-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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