[one of six] Knives

French
Late 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

43.2285b

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell, Sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Utensils

Small cylindrical sablé case with hinged top, cupid and boat, sheaths containing 6 knives in tortoise-shell hinged sheaths.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection