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Roman Bronze-Mounted Iron Knife

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 452

Estimate
GBP (£) 160 - 240
EUR (€) 180 - 270
USD ($) 230 - 340
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £173

ROMAN BRONZE-MOUNTED IRON KNIFE

1st century BC-2nd century AD. A forged iron knife with cast bronze fittings; the blade straight on the cutting edge, curved on the back; the grip trapezoidal with two fixing rivets for the scales; the upper bolster annular; above and below the grip, two cast bronze collars with transverse rib decoration; supplied with custom stand. 258 mm overall length excluding stand.

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
Found near Belgrade, Serbia; from an old European collection.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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