Daggar and sheath in case
Object Place: Europe, Italy
8.6 x 24.5 cm (3 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Handle of dagger in form of robed skeleton holding scythe and hourglass standing on plinth, flanked by skulls and crossbones. Inscription on base: L’uomo propone e dio disfone. On reverse: La carboneria al tiranni 1820. Sheath has applied silver trophies in center on each side and attached chain. Cruciform case.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb