• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 792

    A NETHERLANDISH STEEL KNIFE WITH SILVER-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND BRASS INLAID BOXWOOD HANDLE

    POSSIBLY ZEELAND, 1808

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NETHERLANDISH STEEL KNIFE WITH SILVER-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND BRASS INLAID BOXWOOD HANDLE
    POSSIBLY ZEELAND, 1808
    THE TOP OF THE HANDLE INLAID WITH A STRIDING HORSE
    25.5 CM. LONG
    TOGETHER WITH A STEEL KNIFE WITH BRASS HANDLE AND A STEEL KNIFE WITH INTEGRAL HANDLE, BOTH ZEELAND, 19TH CENTURY - 24.5 AND 25.6CM. LONG; TWO BRASS AND WOOD HANDLED STEEL KNIFES, A BRASS AND LEATHER HANDLED STEEL KNIF AND AN IRON HANDLED STEEL KNIFE, ALL PROBABLY 16TH CENTURY - 17.2 TO 22 CM. LONG; A BRSS HANDLED STEEL KNIFE AND A FIGURAL BRASS HANDLED STEEL KNIFE, 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY - 19.4 AND 20.5 CM. LONG; AND A KNIFE AND FORK WITH BRASS HANDLE MODELLED AS A SPORTSMAN, 19TH CENTURY - 21.5 CM. LONG THE KNIFE. (11)


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