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Knife, One of Set of Six

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Bronze, steel, gilding
DATES ca. 1880
DIMENSIONS 8 1/4 x 5/8 x 3/8 in. (21 x 1.6 x 1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Badly worn mark impressed on side of blade near juncture with handle: 2 or 3 characters of an unknown script (Japanese?)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds bequeathed by Rose Katz in memory of Gabriel Gus Katz
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CAPTION Knife, One of Set of Six, ca. 1880. Bronze, steel, gilding, 8 1/4 x 5/8 x 3/8 in. (21 x 1.6 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds bequeathed by Rose Katz in memory of Gabriel Gus Katz, 1997.66.13. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE group, 1997.66.10_1997.66.11_1997.66.12_1997.66.13.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Knife, One of Set of Six