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knife 1500

Excavated Thames. Long, narrow, pointed blade with full flat through tang. Wooden handle formed of two scales (80% replaced with good colored fill) carved with a wavy grooved surface (imitation of horn or bark?). Decorated brass terminal. Bolster formed of two plates. Bolster likely pewter. Blade with copper inlaid makers's mark in the form of a flower. Edge with losses - the blade most likely originally thin, so loss not that significant. Blade corrosion pattern shows the grain in the metal. 9in.




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