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Knife, Tablewear Series

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MAKER Boris Bally
MEDIUM Silver, ebony
DATES Designed and made 1987
DIMENSIONS 1/4 x 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (0.6 x 2.2 x 22.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised on right side of collar: ".925 BALLY 1987"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1995.16.15
CREDIT LINE Gift of Boris Bally in honor of Alex & Doris Bally and Bob Ebendorf
RIGHTS STATEMENT © Boris Bally
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CAPTION Boris Bally. 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. © Boris Bally
IMAGE group, 1995.16.15-.18.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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