lace of origin: France (made) Date: 1580-1620 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Steel, with engraved brass handles set with mother-of-pearl and beads Credit Line: Salting Bequest Museum number: M.610-1910
Cutlery set Place of origin:Germany (made) Date:ca. 1560 (made) Artist/Maker:Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques:Engraved steel and ivory Museum number:2165 to M-1855 Gallery location:Metalware, room 116, case DR7 V&A Images
Pair of wedding knives V&A M.12 to B-1950; dated to 1638; The finial of the octagonal handle is silver filigree, above convex drop-shaped clear amber panel over a white amber profile bust of a man, set against foil. In the central section clear amber panels over painted foil alternate with ivory strips. The foil is decorated with designs of coursing dogs and other animals.