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Pistol-handled knife

about 1745
Made at Mennecy Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

22.22 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1981.736

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Soft-paste porcelain. Painted with chinoiseries of pagodas, Chinese boys and plants in shades of blue, green and yellow, outlined in iron-red. With original steel collars and blades, and original fitted case.

Credit Line

Gift of Michele Beiny in memory of her grandfather Hanns Weinberg