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1890s French Niello Knife

1890s French Niello Knife

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  • 1890s French Niello Knife
  • 1890s French Niello Knife
  • 1890s French Niello Knife

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Description

A 19th century pocket knife with a very unusual niello pattern on both sides. Niello is a black mixture of copper, silver, and lead inlaid into engraved silver. It's a centuries old technique, but it was particularly popular in France at the end of the 19th century.
Materials
Neillo, Silver and Steel
Date
1890s
Size
2.5" Long
Condition
Fair. Some losses to niello. Blades heavily worn.
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