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Pistol-handled knife

Soft-paste porcelain. Painted with chinoiseries of pagodas, Chinese boys and plants in shades of blue, green and yellow, outlined in iron-red. With original steel collars and blades, and original fitted case.

Credit Line

Gift of Michele Beiny in memory of her grandfather Hanns Weinberg

about 1745

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1981.733

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain