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Razor

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (West, made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel with tortoiseshell inlaid with silver

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Arthur Myers Smith

  • Museum number:

    M.261-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cut throat razor with guards covered with tortoiseshell with silver pique in the form of dragon's heads and floral scrolls. Mark: + V Z,

Place of Origin

Europe (West, made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel with tortoiseshell inlaid with silver

Marks and inscriptions

' + V Z'
Maker's mark:

Dimensions

Length: 10.2 in open.

Descriptive line

Cut throat razor with guards covered with tortoiseshell inlaid with silver. Mark: + V Z, Western Europe, 18th century

Materials

Steel; Tortoiseshell; Silver

Techniques

Forging; Inlay

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Floral scrolls

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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