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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 167

    A CARVED FRUITWOOD, SILVER, HARDSTONE AND STEEL KNIFE

    GERMAN, 1668

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED FRUITWOOD, SILVER, HARDSTONE AND STEEL KNIFE
    GERMAN, 1668
    The handle carved in the form of a lion's head; with a rectangular, silver-mounted hardstone guard and etched steel blade; the blade decorated with leaping hares and with indistinct inscription to one side; the other side with stamp and the name 'Darius Ehrfart' (?) and dated '1668'; minor damages
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) long


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