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Knife

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1550 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chiselled steel partially etched and gilt and a gilt with mother-of-pearl inlay, incised.

  • Museum number:

    5598-1859

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Knife with a blade partially etched and gilt and a gilt, chiselled steel handle inlaid with mother-of-pearl

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca.1550 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Chiselled steel partially etched and gilt and a gilt with mother-of-pearl inlay, incised.

Dimensions

Length: 6.25 in

Object history note

ex Soulages Collection

Descriptive line

Knife with a blade partially etched and gilt and a gilt, chiselled steel handle inlaid with mother-of-pearl, France, mid 16th century

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Amalgam gilding; Incising; Chiselling; Etching (corroding)

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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