Knife, fork and steel in a leather sheath, Europe, 1551-1800.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Knife, fork and steel in a leather sheath, Europe, 1551-1800.

Hills, Jennie

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A knife, fork and steel with decorative horn handles in a leather sheath. Cutlery-making in the 18th century was a distinct trade controlled by the cutlers' guild. Cutlers made all sorts of sharp-edged tools in addition to knives, including spades, razors and blood-letting lancets for surgeons.
 

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