A Rare Victorian Hunting Knife Of Yataghan Form
Lot 153
A Rare Victorian Hunting Knife Of Yataghan Form
Sold for £375 (US$ 634) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Rare Victorian Hunting Knife Of Yataghan Form
By Underwood, 56 Haymarket, London, Mid-19th Century
With broad slightly recurved blade double-edged at the point and stamped on one side with maker's name and address beneath 'VR', a crown between, the forte with characteristic rounded mount on both sides engraved with scrolling foliage, engraved beaked steel hilt with hooked quillon and indented for the fingers, and rounded dark horn grip-scales decorated with silver pins and with a brass-lined hole through the pommel for a thong
35.5 cm. blade

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ron Flook, The London Knife Book ..., 2008, pp. 177 and 186, pl. 189

    The maker is Henry Thomas Underwood who was in business at 56 Haymarket until around 1860
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