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Knife and case

Knife and case

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (made)

  • Date:

    possibly 1766 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    stamped and cast silver with shagreen

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Charles R Beard

  • Museum number:

    M.248:1&:2-1928

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Knife with a handle of stamped silver with a cast finial shaped as a dog. with a shagreen case with silver mounts. Marks: a sickle, moom and staff. Hallmarks: Town mark of Amsterdam, G. Maker's mark: illegible, Netherlands, 1766 (?)

Place of Origin

Netherlands (made)

Date

possibly 1766 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

stamped and cast silver with shagreen

Marks and inscriptions

Marks: a sickle, moon and staff.

Hallmarks: Town mark of Amsterdam, G.

Maker's mark: illegible

Descriptive line

Knife with a handle of stamped silver with a cast finial shaped as a dog. with a shagreen case with silver mounts. Marks: a sickle, moom and staff. Hallmarks: Town mark of Amsterdam, G. Maker's mark: illegible, Netherlands, 1766 (?)

Subjects depicted

Dog (animal)

Categories

Eating; Metalwork; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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