Knife with Porcelain Handle Knife
This is a knife. It was made by Ferner Workshop, Thuringen and manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, steel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
It is credited
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
Its dimensions are
L x W: 20.8 x 1.8 cm (8 3/16 x 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
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Cite this object as
Knife with Porcelain Handle Knife; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel, steel, gold; L x W: 20.8 x 1.8 cm (8 3/16 x 11/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-182
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.