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Hunting Knife

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Object Number:42-30-166
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Austria
Date Made: ca. 1750
Early Date: 1725
Late Date: 1775
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:341 - Other Number


Single-edged slightly curved steel blade tapering to point, double-edged near point. Originally engraved including an armed figure and an inscription; all much worn. Fluted bone grip colored green. Short circular projection over blade below recurved quillons, cap at end of grip; all of gilded metal with deeply impressed curvilinear decoration.

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