Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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dessert knife
  • Saint Cloud Manufactory
    active circa 1693–1766
  • dessert knife, circa 1710–1720
  • Where object was made: France
  • silver, steel, soft paste porcelain
  • Object Height/Width: 24.13 x 2.2 cm at widest point
    Object Height/Width: 9 1/2 x 7/8 in at widest point
  • Gift of Pamela D. Kingsbury
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0155.g
Description

Knife with white porcelain handle decorated with underglaze cobalt blue lambrequin. Decoration is floral/geometric pattern repeated in bands at top and bottom of handles. Knife has silver collar (upper portion), silver cap (bottom), and replacement steel blade.