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Dirk

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Object Number:42-30-207
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Venetian
Provenience: Italy
Venice (uncertain)
Period: 17th Century
18th Century
Date Made: 1650-1750
Early Date: 1650
Late Date: 1750
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Silver
Ivory
Iconography:flowers
Animal Head
Length: 41.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:166 - Collector Number

Description

Single-edged steel blade with deep groove parallel to back. Engraved conventional flowers on both faces of blade. Straight silver quillons with curved ends (one missing). Spirally fluted ivory grip terminating in silver animal head.

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