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Title: Knife Rest
Name: Knife Rest
Date: c. 1825
Medium: Glass, clear pressed; silver
Country/Culture: English
Dimensions: 4 3/8 × 1 1/8 × 1 1/8 in. (11.1 × 2.9 × 2.9 cm)
Marks: On one knob: RP (maker’s initials), a lion, unidentifiable symbol, and letter (possibly B); similar symbols on second knob but not as clear
Classification: Decorative Arts, Glass
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Donna L. Howard. In the permanent collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: UM2016.658