Object Title

Knife and Fork - Hunting Trousse

Knife and Fork - Hunting Trousse

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

X.55

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

Knife: Straight steel blade, with single edge and of triangular section, the flat back of which broadens slightly towards the hilt. The hilt is of gilt brass with a small baluster form ricasso, a large cartouche with diagonal, banded decoration and the pommel chiselled in the form of a lion head.

The hilt of the fork is en-suite with the knife. It has two steel prongs

Techniques

Chiselled, Gilding

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength142 mm
OverallLength147 mm
OverallWeight32 g
OverallWeight34 g
BladeLength83 mm
ProngsLength86 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

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