This is a Knife. It was manufactured by Chantilly Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1735–40 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is porcelain, steel. 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: 25.8 x 2.7 cm (10 3/16 x 1 1/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On blade: cutler's mark
Cite this object as
Knife (France); Manufactured by Chantilly Porcelain Manufactory (France); porcelain, steel; L x W: 25.8 x 2.7 cm (10 3/16 x 1 1/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-231
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.