• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    A MASSIVE ALASKAN BOWIE KNIFE BY IRVIN CAMPBELL (1919-2006), SEWARD

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MASSIVE ALASKAN BOWIE KNIFE BY IRVIN CAMPBELL (1919-2006), SEWARD
    20TH CENTURY
    With broad curved blade formed with a long clipped point, recessed base signed in stamped small letters 'IRBI, Irvin Campbell, Seward, Alaska', and with curved back faced in brass and numbered 14, robust brass guard, the grip constructed of wood and staghorn with very slender fillets of wood and horn, and brass cap pommel shaped to the natural contour of the horn, in its original leather sheath
    11¾in (29.9cm) blade


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.