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Knife

Maker:
Nicolas Collier (born 1733, master 1766, recorded 1793)
Date:
1769–70
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver gilt, steel
Dimensions:
L. 7-1/4 in. (18.4 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Annie C. Kane, 1926
Accession Number:
26.260.82
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, N C, a cock (maker's mark)
[2] Calyx surrounded by fleurons (Paris charge mark for gold and small silver, 1768-74)
[3] Crowned Roman F (Paris warden's mark for silver, 1768-74)
[4] Helmeted head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1768-74)
[5]
[6] Weevil in rectangle, anvil mark on reverse (French mark for silver imported from countries with customs conventions, 1893 to present)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] each twice on ferrule
[4], [6] on ferrule
[5] on blade
Annie C. Kane (until 1926; to MMA)
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