The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Knife
  • Knife
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1600
  • Iron or steel, amber and gold
  • Maker's mark
  • A910
  • European Armoury I
Commentary
Further Reading
  • Knife, part of a set with fork A911 and case A912. The blade is single-edged and pointed, with a handle of amber (partly broken), turned and faceted, and having a gold-plated 'bolster' between handle and blade; the latter bears a maker's mark on one side.

    French, about 1600.