[one of six] Knives

French
Late 18th century


Dimensions

Overall (Open): 9.3 x 1 cm (3 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2285d

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