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Print, Design for a Knife Handle Showing Prudence, 1600–1675

This is a Print. It was designed by Giullaume du Thielt. It is dated 1600–1675 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is etching on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. A. Murray Young.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 9.2 x 1.3 cm (3 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: stamped with an ovoid topped by a royal crown and showing crossing diagnoal lines, as in 1946-13-1.

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Knife Handle Showing Prudence, 1600–1675; Designed by Giullaume du Thielt ; Netherlands; etching on off-white laid paper; L x W: 9.2 x 1.3 cm (3 5/8 x 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. A. Murray Young; 1946-33-1

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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