Object Title

Knife

Knife

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XXVID.152

Provenance

Presented 18 June 1991.

Physical Description

The blade is double edged and straight, with a medial ridge flanked by low ridges bordering the edges. The hilt is of ebony, formed into a vestigial guard, with a cylindrical grip decorated with two bands of ivory at the pommel, and a disc pommel of ivory. On the pommel is a hemispherical pommel cap of silvered copper decorated with radial petals, with a polygonal tang button decorated with incised circles. The scabbard is of light tan leather, and of modern manufacture.

Dimensions

Dimensions: overall length: 290 mm (11.4 in), blade length: 176 mm (7.0 in) Weight: 0.145 kg (5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

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