Sheath for fork and knife

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Fruitwood sheath with four curved sides, tapered, carved in relief with biblical scenes. Front: The Creation, Garden of Eden, Resurrection, Jonah (carved IONAS). Reverse: Mary holding infant Jesus, Crucifixion, Baptism (?) of John (?), Jesse (carved IESSE). Sides with twisted border and 6 crowned figures. One side carved with initials W.G.W., reverse with 1555. Made in: Netherlands. Date: 1550s. Record ID: chndm_1985-103-29-a_b.

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