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Knife

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel with mother-of-pearl and copper-gilt finial

  • Museum number:

    4670-1859

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Knife with a handle with mother-of-pearl scales and a copper-gilt openwork pommel mounted with pearls and garnets

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel with mother-of-pearl and copper-gilt finial

Dimensions

Length: 6.75 in

Descriptive line

Knife with a handle with mother-of-pearl scales and a copper-gilt finial set with beads, possibly France, early 17th century

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Amalgam gilding; Stone setting

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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