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Letter opener

Maker:
W.H. Haseler
Maker:
for the firm of Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, 1875)
Date:
1907–8
Culture:
British, Birmingham
Medium:
Ivory, silver, enamel
Dimensions:
Length: 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alice Stern, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.353.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
Mrs. Alice Stern (until 1993; to MMA)
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