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Carving knife

Date:
first quarter 17th century
Culture:
probably Flemish
Medium:
Steel, ivory
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/8 × W. 1 3/8 × D. 1 1/4 in. (35.9 × 3.5 × 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Steel
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Giles Whiting, 1962
Accession Number:
62.118.1
Not on view
Mrs. Giles Whiting (until 1962; to MMA)
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