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Gurkha Knife with Two Utility Knives in One Sheath, Kukri

Auction:
3008T
Lot:
1109
Sold for:
$74$60

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Auction:
Discovery - 3008T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Gurkha Knife with Two Utility Knives in One Sheath, Kukri, southern Asia, 19th/20th century, the curved, fullered blade with two notches at the base, the bronze and wood hilt decorated with dotted metal inlays, fitted into the leather sheath with two miniature knives, overall lg. 12 in.
Estimate $20-200

rusting to the blades of the utility knives, suface abrasions and wear to sheath; dagger in good condition


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

dotted metal inlays, South Asia, Blade weapons, Dagger, Gurkhas, Knife, Knives, Kukri, Nepal, Nepalese culture, Sheath

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