53 SMALL HATCHET FROM A HUNTER’S OUTFIT GERMAN, 16TH CENTURY The short blade gilded at base above oval cartouche and arabesques, and terminating in long flat spike. The stem ridged for sharpening; the grip similar to the preceding. Length, 934 inches Apparently from the same outfit as the set illustrated and described in “La Collection Spitzer”, Paris, 1891, vol. 3, p. 247. SALE, PARIS, 1893, CATALOGUE NUMBER 2524. [SEE ILLUSTRATION, PRECEDING PAGE] 54 POCKET KNIFE WITH IVORY HANDLE ITALIAN, CIRCA 1600 The blade engraved with armorial shield and arabesques crested by bust of a woman and nearly all gilded. The handle fluted and with twin balusters at its end. Length, 714 inches Referred to and illustrated in “La Collection Spitzer”, Paris, 1891, vol. 3, p. 227, No. 60. SALE, PARIS, 1893, CATALOGUE NUMBER 2374; Atlas, Plate 56. [su ILLUSTRATION, PRECEDING PAGE] BOXWOOD CARVINGS, BAS-RELIEFS, ETC. NUMBERS 55-96 55 ELABORATELY CARVED FRAME OF THE LOUIS SEIZE PERIOD EASTERN FRANCE, 18TH CENTURY Of light-colored fruitwood, carved with beads, husks, acanthus and riband, crested by bold composition of floral wreath with festoons of laure]. Height, 12% x 8 inches From the Spitzer legacies. 56 IMPORTANT CARVED FRAME OF PEARWOOD AND EBONY NUREMBERG, EARLY 17TH CENTURY The broad inner molding dexterously carved with groups of eagles perched upon intricate floriated volutes in low and high relief, the carving applied. The outer multiple molding of ebony. Size, 14 x 121/2 inches From the Spitzer legacies. 18