51 SMALL KNIFE OF A HUNTRESS, WITH SILVER GRIP FRENCH, 16TH CENTURY Steel blade, the handle horn-shaped of niello silver with exquisite floriations, engraved on both rides. Length, 7 inches SALE, PARIS, 1893, CATALOGUE NUMBER 2335. [53] [52] [54] 52 HUNTER’S CARVING KNIFE WITH ENGRAVED BONE HANDLE ITALIAN, 16TH CENTURY The steel blade gilded at the base and bearing composition of deer, hound and trees on the hooked blade. The grip with intricate basketry work in bone; silver-gilt head. Length, 131/2 inches Similar examples in « La Collection Spitzer », Paris, 1891, vol. 3, p. 247. From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 17