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PRADIE (or PRADIER) in Paris Steel...

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PRADIE (or PRADIER) in Paris
Steel marine surgeon's saw, faceted ebony handle ending in a stock.
Screw system with cloverleaf nut.
Signed twice "Pradie à Paris", galley mark
Early 19th century
L. : 48 - H. : 11 cm
(Slight traces of rust)

Provenance:
- Alain Brieux bookstore, rue Jacob, Paris
- Private collection, Brussels

Bibliography :
Pagé, Camille (1844-1917)
"Cutlery from the origin to the present day: ancient modern manufacture."
PRADIER is cited as "[those] who stood out for the excellence of their cutlery for surgical use and for their "fine and ordinary cutlery (i)."

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