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)
Rogers Fund, 1950
Not on view
Bearing an unlikely combination of the mottos and arms of two dukes of Burgundy, Philip the Bold and Charles the Bold, this set is now believed to have been created in the Marcy workshop.
Inscription: On knife handle and on sheath, on side with coat of arms - AVLTRE (on other side of each) HARAI (on back of knife handle, in scroll) IE LAI-EMPRINS-BIENENAVverticalsquiggle Also unidentified maker's mark (outlined D) and Q (elaborate)
Baron Max von Goldschmidt-Rothschild (Frankfurt am Main), Frankfurt (collection confiscated by Nazi officials in 1938); resituted to the heirs of the late Baron Max von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, United States (in 1949–sold 1950 through Rosenberg & Stiebel)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighty-First Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1950." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 10, no. 1 (Summer 1951). p. 26.
Schrader, J. L., ed. The Waning Middle Ages, an Exhibition of French and Netherlandish Art from 1350-1500: Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Publication of "The Waning of the Middle Ages" by Johan Huizinga. Lawrence, Kans.: University of Kansas Museum of Art, 1969. no. 103, pp. 84–85, pl. XXXVI.