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Blade, ceremonial: O.50-1946

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Current Location: In storage




Mottled green with light brown areas. This blade combines the forms of both a knife and a tablet. It is long and comparatively narrow, with a straight upper edge and a curved lower one. A hole was drilled from one side near the short end. It is relatively thick and substantial and highly polished


History note: Bought from Karlbeck, 1934

Measurements and weight

Length: 33.7 cm
Width: 5.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

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Accession number: O.50-1946
Primary reference Number: 167884
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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