[one of four] Knives

French
Late 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 3/8 in.) Other (Closed): 6 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2284e

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell, Sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Utensils

Small sablé case with cover, boys with dogs, containing 4 knives in tortoise-shell hinged sheaths.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection