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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 43

    A NAVAL DIRK

    PERIOD OF CATHERINE II

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NAVAL DIRK
    period of Catherine II
    The curved and tapering wooden grip spirally carved, with gilt pommel and quillons, the steel blade engraved with the Imperial arms of Catherine II to one side and an anchor on the reverse, in a black leather sheath, apparently unmarked
    20 in. (50.8 cm.) long


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