A Scottish Silver-Mounted Dress Dirk
Lot 158
A Scottish Silver-Mounted Dress Dirk
£1,200 - 1,500
US$ 1,900 - 2,300

Lot Details
A Scottish Silver-Mounted Dress Dirk
Edinburgh Hallmarks For 1897, Maker's Mark Of Mackay & Chisholm
With bright tapering blade fullered and notched along the back edge over half its length, and double-edged towards the point, baluster boxwood grip carved with thistles and basketweave, the latter set with silver studs, silver mounts embosed and chased with thistles, and the pommel set with a foiled piece of faceted glass in imitation of a cairngorm, in original wood-lined brown leather scabbard with silver locket, chape and mounts for the by-knife and fork embossed and chased with thistles and foliage, the locket engraved with a coat-of-arms and motto, the by-knife and fork en suite with the dirk and each secured by a silver chain
29.8 cm. blade
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