Hunting Knife


From: Austria

Curatorial Section: Historic

Object Number 42-30-166
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Austrian
Provenience Austria
Date Made ca. 1750 CE
Section Historic
Materials Steel | Bone

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.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 341 - Collector Number

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