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Each knife has a tapering octagonal pistol handle formed from two vertically seamed cast pieces.

Marks

On blade, cutler's devices, a crown with V or W left and R right, over GARRARD.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), about 1740

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

L. 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.); W. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.293

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver