Object Title

Blade

Blade

Date

1830-1899

Object Number

IX.4364

Physical Description

Curved blade, single-edged with chamfered false edge to tip and stepped tang. Etched decoration includes retailer's name. Inset proof mark, probably By Thurkle.

Inscriptions and Marks

On blade: inside, etched, 'RANKEN / & Co. / CALCUTTA'. On outside of ricasso: brass inset proof mark, 'PROVED?' around 'T'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Binding on tang is of no significance; put on Dec. 1992 merely to secure inv. disc.