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Knife

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (West, made)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel with carved ivory pique with silver and gold wire

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.620-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Steel knife blade with a handle of carved ivory pique with silver and gold wire, terminating in a lion's head

Place of Origin

Europe (West, made)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel with carved ivory pique with silver and gold wire

Dimensions

Length: 7 in

Descriptive line

Steel knife blade with a handle of carved ivory pique with silver and gold wire, Western Europe, early 17th century

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Piqué work; Carving

Subjects depicted

Lion (animal)

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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