Object Title

Knife

Knife

Date

1900-1999

Object Number

X.735

Provenance

Bequeathed by J.B.P. Young, 1980.

Physical Description

Hilt of conventional sheath-knife form, aluminium pommel-cap with hexagonal brass inset around the tang, small flat oval guard of brass flush with the grip except at the front where it extends slightly to protect the fingers. The grip is made up of transverse layers of leather with, at each end, ferrules of transverse layers of brass alternating with black and red layers of a hard material.


Bowie knife type blade with a 6.3 mm (1/4 in) ricasso and broadening at the mid-point.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 178 mm (7 in), blade length: 95 mm (3 3/4 in), blade width: 25 mm (1 in) Weight: 3 oz

Associations

Places Europe