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Knife

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1525 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Iron, wood and latten with copper inlay

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from Sheffield City Museum

  • Museum number:

    M.76-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Subject to extreme corrosion, this knife shows evidence of pitting.

Physical description

Knife with wooden scales held by latten rivets formed as cats' heads and latten shoulders and cap. Cutler's mark: a club or sceptre, inlaid in copper

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca.1525 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Iron, wood and latten with copper inlay

Marks and inscriptions

Inlaid copper mark: a club or sceptre
Cutler's mark:

Dimensions

Length: 6.62 in

Descriptive line

Knife with wooden scales held by latten rivets formed as cats' heads and latten shoulders and cap. Cutler's mark: a club or sceptre, inlaid in copper, early 16th century

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Inlay (process)

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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