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Table knife

Date:
first quarter 17th century
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, steel
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 9/16 in. (24.1 x 1.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Steel
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Stuyvesant, 1893
Accession Number:
93.13.8
Not on view
Marking: Vertical dagger below a bunch of grapes (incuse) (cutler's mark)
Rutherfurd Stuyvesant (until 1893; to MMA)
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