Description The handle is oval in section and has a lion's head summarily carved at its end. Diagonal lines form a chevron pattern on its sides to assure a better grip. The blade is missing but was once well seated in a deep and vertical slot at the base of the handle.
|8/18/1982||Treatment||cleaned; examined for condition|
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquried by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
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