Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Hunting Knife

Date:
ca. 1750–60
Geography:
Tula
Culture:
Russian, Tula
Medium:
Steel, gold, silver
Dimensions:
L. 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 11.8 oz. (334.5 g)
Classification:
Knives
Credit Line:
Gift of Jean Jacques Reubell, in memory of his mother, Julia C. Coster, and of his wife, Adeline E. Post, both of New York City, 1926
Accession Number:
26.145.157
Not on view
The hollow grip, in the shape of a deer's foot, contains silver surveyor's instruments, including calipers, a ruler, and pens.
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