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Knife (from a set of fourteen), ivory and steel with damascened gold, handles representing kings and queens of England, from Henry I to James I, mark of Arnold Smyth (possibly), Britain (London), dated 1607

Knife, steel and the handle of ivory, carved with a portrait figure of Henry I, King of England, the neck of the blade damascened with gold. The blades are etched with the name of the sovereign. Cutler's mark: a dagger for the London Cutlers' Company. Maker's mark: a crowned diamond, possibly for Arnold Smyth. The handles are inset with semi-precious stones and glass paste.