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Scottish Etched Brass Dirk

Auction:
2183
Lot:
325
Sold for:
$558$475

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Scottish Etched Brass Dirk, late 19th century, with thistle-shaped brass-studded gutta percha handle, topped by a glass cabochon, the brass hilt etched with thistles and a heraldic device, mounted with small eating knife and fork, each mounted with faceted glass stones, blade lg. 12 1/2, full lg. 19 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

heraldic device, Arts and crafts, Blade weapons, Cabochon, Daggers, Gemstones, Gutta-percha, Knife, Scottish dress