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circumcision-knife

1850/1893

British Museum

British Museum

Knife for circumcision with octagonal handle of gray agate, mounted with two bands and a pommel of gold, enamelled white and black with flowers in translucent engamel. Pearl at butt.

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  • Title: circumcision-knife
  • Date Created: 1850/1893
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 18.70cm; Length: 8.40cm (blade); Width: 2.10-2.30cm (top); Width: 1.20-1.50cm (bottom); Weight: 96.00g
  • External Link: British Museum collection online
  • Technique: cut; polished; basse-taille; pierced
  • Subject: flower
  • Registration number: WB.204
  • Production place: Made in Aachen
  • Producer: Attributed to the Workshop of Vasters, Reinhold
  • Material: agate; enamel; gold; pearl
  • Copyright: Photo: © Trustees of the British Museum
  • Acquisition: Bequeathed by Rothschild, Ferdinand Anselm

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