A Georgian naval officer's dirk
Lot 3071Y
A Georgian naval officer's dirk
Sold for US$ 1,170 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Georgian naval officer's dirk
late 18th century
Straight 15 inch single edged blade engraved with panels of scrollwork and swags and, on one side, with the crown and GR cipher, with the royal coat-of-arms on the other. Gilt brass hilt comprising oval scabbard cover, straight quillons of diamond section and pillow-form pommel. Reeded elephant ivory grip.
Condition: Blade with dark grey patina showing areas of light pitting. Hilt retains generous traces of gilt finish, the scabbard cover bent. Grip with minor age cracks.
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