Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 61
 

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AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY ROYAL NAVAL DIRK<br/>with...

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY ROYAL NAVAL DIRK
with curved 14in. blade, acorn motif in side ring, crosshatched ebony handle with lion mask back, contained within brass-mounted leather scabbard of issue -- overall 18½in. (47cm.)

Sold for £248
Estimated at £200 - £400

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Blade re-polished/sharpened. Handle and quillon section loose, lower section of handle missing. Scabbard cracked, missing small section with some parted stitching. Brass fittings polished.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY ROYAL NAVAL DIRK
with curved 14in. blade, acorn motif in side ring, crosshatched ebony handle with lion mask back, contained within brass-mounted leather scabbard of issue -- overall 18½in. (47cm.)