An early 16th century steel, latten and wood table knife, possibly Flanders
Lot 37
An early 16th century steel, latten and wood table knife, possibly Flanders
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
17 Jan 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21094
An early 16th century steel, latten and wood table knife, possibly Flanders An early 16th century steel, latten and wood table knife, possibly Flanders An early 16th century steel, latten and wood table knife, possibly Flanders
Lot Details
An early 16th century steel, latten and wood table knife, possibly Flanders
The tapering iron blade with forked cutler's mark, the handle with wooden scales held by latten dots and clover leaves, with latten guard and animalistic cap, 17cm long

Footnotes

  • A knife excavated in London with almost identical trefoil decoration to the handle - but a different cutler's mark to the blade - is in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum [M.41-1954].
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