Knife, Tablewear Series
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Designed and made 1987
1/4 x 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (0.6 x 2.2 x 22.5 cm) (show scale)
Incised on right side of collar: ".925 BALLY 1987"
Gift of Boris Bally in honor of Alex & Doris Bally and Bob Ebendorf
Geometric, silver knife with flat, rectangular ebony handle. Blade shaped as triangle with apex at right side, blade continues into rectangular section that terminates at a rectangular collar attached to handle with a rivet; bottom edge of collar angles downward from left to right.
CONDITION: Good; scratches on both sides of blade, silver tarnished.
Boris Bally (American, born 1961). Knife, Tablewear Series, Designed and made 1987. Silver, ebony, 1/4 x 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (0.6 x 2.2 x 22.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Boris Bally in honor of Alex & Doris Bally and Bob Ebendorf, 1995.16.15. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: , 1995.16.15-.18_bw.jpg)
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