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Fruit knife

Pistol handle of hard paste porcelain decorated with painted "Chinoiserie" designs & figures. Gilded pointed steel blades with marks similar to those of Paris silversmiths under Eloi Brichard 1756-62. Set with 484-7.32.

Provenance

By 1932, Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes; 1941, gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

1756–62

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

41.903

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain