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Hunting Knife, Sharpener, and Sheath

Workshop of Louis Marcy (?)

Date:
ca. 1880–1900
Geography:
Made in France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Steel, wood, silver-gilt, champlevé enamel, Sheath-Cuir bouilli (tooled leather), red cord
Dimensions:
Overall (without cord extended): 2 15/16 x 17 3/16 x 1 1/4 in. (7.5 x 43.6 x 3.2 cm) Overall (with cord extended): 22 1/16 in. (56 cm) Knife (a): 1 13/16 x 15 3/8 x 1 in. (4.6 x 39 x 2.5 cm) steel (b): 7/8 x 9 5/16 x 1/2 in. (2.3 x 23.7 x 1.2 cm) sheath (c): 2 15/16 x 12 11/16 x 1 1/4 in. (7.5 x 32.3 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Leatherwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
50.119a-c
468324

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