Knife by Unknown Artist

Knife: the handle has panels of silver inlaid with tortoiseshell.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
22 cm
Acquired in:
1933
Presented by:
E W Bishop through The Art Fund

With the hollow steel blade it serves as a sheath for a dessert knife withdrawn through the butt of the handle.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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