Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Table knife

17th century
possibly Flemish
Length: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Stuyvesant, 1893
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: Hook (?) and shield
Rutherfurd Stuyvesant (until 1893; to MMA)
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