Object Title

Knife - Clasp Knife

Knife - Clasp Knife

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

X.56

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

Of Nevaja type. Tapering horn handle with brass mounts, the horn decorated with scrolling patterns of brass inserts along its length. The blade is leaf shaped and single edged, flat-sectioned, pierced and etched with foliate patterns and MANUEL DELA.

Techniques

Piercing, Inlaying, Etching

Materials

Dimensions

BladeLength165 mm
OverallLength211 mm
OverallLength389 mm
OverallWeight198 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Mark
Illegible
Blade
Stamp
Name
MANUEL DELA. Possibly the maker
Blade
Etched

Associations

Places Spain/Europe

Notes

A display label in the sporting gallery in the White Tower (1993) suggested that Manuel Dela was possibly the maker.