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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 39

    A Niello and Silver-Mounted Hunting Knife

    CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A Niello and Silver-Mounted Hunting Knife
    circa 1880
    With double-edged steel blade etched at the forte with Roman soldiers within gilt arabesque motifs, the wooden hilt with silver mounts niello with foliate scrolls, the scabbard with collar and chape of conforming decoration, apparently unmarked
    17½ in. (44.5 cm.) long


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