The Wallace Collection

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Cutlery case
  • Cutlery case
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Germany or Poland
  • c. 1690
  • Leather, copper alloy and velvet
  • Label: '737' Paper label
  • A919
  • European Armoury I
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  • Cutley case, of brown leather, tooled on one side with flowers; two small brass hooks for fastening; the lining of velvet; it bears a paper label on the outside with the number 737.

    Bavarian or Polish (?), about 1690.

    There is a similar set in the Sanders Fiske Collection in the Sheffield Museum, pierced with the same arms.