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Paper Knife

Paper Knife

  • Place of origin:

    West Midlands (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1760-1780 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamel on copper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Myles Burton Kennedy, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.504&A-1914

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Paper knife in the form of a dagger with handle and sheath of painted enamel on copper. Both are decorated with raised flowers in colours and gilding on a yellow ground.

Place of Origin

West Midlands (probably, made)

Date

1760-1780 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Enamel on copper

Dimensions

Length: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Paper knife in the form of a dagger with handle and sheath of painted enamel on copper. English, probably made in the West Midlands, ca.1760-80.

Materials

Enamel; Copper; Material

Techniques

Enamelling; Painting; Technique

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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