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Fruit knife

Pistol handle of hard paste porcelain with handles of raised flowers at sides & painted sprigs of flowers. Gilded pointed steel blades with marks similar to those of Paris silversmiths under Eloi Brichard, 1756-62. Set with 478-82.32.

Provenance

By 1932, Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes; 1941, gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

1756–62

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

41.897

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain