• 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 788

    A STEEL KNIFE WITH CARVED BOXWOOD HANDLE

    FLEMISH, LATE 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A STEEL KNIFE WITH CARVED BOXWOOD HANDLE
    FLEMISH, LATE 16TH CENTURY
    THE HANDLE CARVED WITH TWO MALE FIGURES; ONE IN ROMAN MILITARY OUTFIT THE OTHER WITH A DOG, POSSIBLY ALLEGORICAL OF LOYALTY
    36.5 CM. LONG
    TOGETHER WITH A STEEL FORK WITH BOXWOOD HANDLE CARVED AS ST ANDREW, THE PEWTER SLEEVE INSCRIBED S.ANDRIES, PROBABLY FLEMISH, 16TH CENTURY - 20.6 CM. LONG (2)


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    Provenance

    (1): ACQUIRED FROM C. VAN NIEUWKOOP, SCHEVENINGEN.