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


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

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