Musical knives ...

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Musical knives ...

Postby Grymm » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:50 pm

Whilst looking for Tudor cooking knives and knife cases I chanced upon this early 16thC serving knife with a Grace and musical notation for said Grace writ upon the blade;

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Links to the page in case the pic doesn't resize, also the page has recordings of the tune being played.
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/a/a-notation-knife/


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Re: Musical knives ...

Postby saracen » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:11 pm

They are lovely aren't they, what a find.




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Re: Musical knives ...

Postby Cat » Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:50 pm

Beautiful.


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