Pontormo: from the “Cena in Emmaus” on our tables. “Cena in Emmaus” by Pontormo, the Uffizi.
There is a knife on the table. A knife that is used during the Banquet. Although in the Renaissance, at the time of Pontormo, was still used commonly to the table their own personal knife.
A faithful companion in hunting, defense, in the journey. We faithfully reproduce learned these forms sweet and strong. You can use it for cheese, but it is also ideal for meat and vegetables. To you to revive this testimony.
Pontormo was inclined to force the handle better and a wide blade with belly to operate at crescent and make it possible to collect the clippings.
Comes with a handy knife block made of beech wood.
The blades are provided with laser cut from special steel plates cutting that allows a high quality of the blade (fine-grained and orderly without forging).
Done in full tang, or the blade is a single piece that crosses the handle, have the surface finish of the blade finish.
Produced entirely by hand in small quantities and without division of labor, those who start them ends: on each blade will find the initials of the craftsman who made them.
The heat treatment also provides the sottoraffredamento at -80 ° C to ensure the maximum capacity and durability of the cut.
The versions with handles made of Plexiglas are suitable for the dishwasher because all our handles Plexiglas are subjected to a special process of stabilization which makes them suitable for dishwashers.
Steel products with high quality cutting, can be put in the dishwasher only in the plexiglass handle, but it is good to be informed about the possible consequences:
1. the dishwasher does age quickly washed every object in it.
2. cutting steels are more quality and less are stainless.
3. the blades will get stained with reddish spots small or large blue discolouration:
a. if you leave to drip dry or in the dishwasher
b. if left dirty for a long time after use
c. if the wash water is rich in iron
4. a good hand washing and careful drying after washing are the secret to
keep the most of their knives
5. hand washing and immediate drying are REQUIRED for knives with horn handles,
wood or other natural materials.
6. Do not wash with harsh detergents or water at a temperature above 60 ° C
In the kitchens of Scarperia, each woman was careful cook. The food was a precious gift, not could be wasted. Precise gestures marked the meal preparation and kitchen tools, nearly always present at the time of marriage lasted a lifetime. Daily Attendance that were the kitchens of Scarperia the place where everyone could recognize and think: “This is my home.” Valentina, daughter of forbiciaio, wife of Severino Berti cutler, this collection is dedicated. And all the cooks in Scarperia.
The framework of Pontormo “Cena in Emmaus” in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. knife with block, buffalo horn handle