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Knife handle

Knife handle

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (made)

  • Date:

    1625 to 1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast brass with champléve enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.949-1926

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cast brass knife handle decorated with champléve enamel, with a terminal figure of a youthful Bacchus and foliations on the base

Place of Origin

Netherlands (made)

Date

1625 to 1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cast brass with champléve enamel

Dimensions

Length: 3.5 in, Width: 0.75 in

Object history note

Acquired in Edinburgh

Descriptive line

Cast brass knife handle decorated with champléve enamel, Netherlands, 1625 to 1650

Materials

Brass (alloy); Enamel

Techniques

Casting; Champlevé

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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