Hakon Napoleon Blikstad - Knife and Sheath, 1860-1867

Hakon Napoleon Blikstad (Christiania, Norway, 1827 - 1890)

Knife and Sheath, 1860-1867

Silver sheath and steel blade with carved wooden handle, 21 x 1.9 cm (8 1/4 x 3/4 in.) length

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Object details

Accession number

U33e3.a-b

Provenance

Probably purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner on her trip to Norway in 1867.

Marks

Incised (on blade): BLIKSTAD / THRONDHIEM (sic)


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.