Allen Antiques

knife - K-53-a-flash knife - K-53-a-back-flash knife - knife-87-77

knife 1500

Flemish/dutch type with rootwood scales forming the handle. Scales attached by 3 solid brass rivets with washers on each side. Brass bolster formed of two parts - uncharacteristically thick with a roped edge at the blade. Brass pommel in the form of a horse's hoof with a shoe. A nearly identical knife is part of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London - M.41-1954. It can be seen here : http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O111309/knife-unknown/#




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