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Knife

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel with cast brass decorated with champleve enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.617-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Steel knife blade with a handle of cast brass decorated with champleve enamel designs of vases of flowers and fleurs-de-lys. Mark: three Xs

Place of Origin

Netherlands (made)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel with cast brass decorated with champleve enamel

Marks and inscriptions

Mark: 'XXX'

Dimensions

Length: 8.1 in

Descriptive line

Steel knife blade with a handle of cast brass decorated with champleve enamel. Mark: three Xs, Netherlands, early 17th century

Materials

Steel; Brass; Enamel

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Casting; Champlevé

Subjects depicted

Fleurs-de-lis; Vases

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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