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Knife

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (Central, made)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etched steel with ivory pique with brass, mother-of-pearl and stained wood

  • Credit Line:

    Murray Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.1063-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Knife with a floral decorated etched steel blade, and handle of ivory pique with brass, mother-of-pearl and stained wood with stars and rosettes

Place of Origin

Europe (Central, made)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Etched steel with ivory pique with brass, mother-of-pearl and stained wood

Dimensions

Length: 6.6 in

Descriptive line

Knife with a decorated etched steel blade, and handle of ivory pique with brass, mother-of-pearl and stained wood, Central Europe, early 17th century

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Etching; Piqué work; Staining; Forging (metal forming)

Subjects depicted

Stars; Rosettes

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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