Thu, 1st Jul 2021 13:30

The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

 
  Lot 1708
 

A FINELY CARVED LATE 19TH CENTURY BOXWOOD DIRK

Sold for £2,200


Condition report
Condition good to fair.
There is a pin missing from the right hand side of the sheath also to the mounts surrounding the ensuite knife and fork.
Light to medium surface wear throughout including the blade and boxwood.
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LATE 19TH CENTURY BOXWOOD DIRK,
the blade with faceted back edge, single fuller pierced with graduated holes complemented by pierced S scroll, thistle, saltire, heart and diamond motifs, the hilt with ribbon, cross hatch pattern and thistle scroll white metal mounts surmounted by a citrine in a foliate chased setting, the scabbard with all over ribbon and geometric carving, scrolling thistle white metal mounts, with ensuite knife and fork, 53.6cm long overall

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