Price

£6500.00

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An early Scottish full dirk with bogwood serpent grip

A fine early Scottish full dirk. The single-edged blade with faceted top rib.

The bogwood handle carved as a coiled serpent, with the two heads facing onto the lower silver mounts chased with pairs of thistles, and the engraved silver top cap including a nut finial.

The black leather scabbard with companion knife and fork with wood and silver mounts en suite to the hilt - the other silver fittings engraved and chased with thistles.

Scottish

Date circa 1790

Dimensions

Blade length 32.5cm / 12.7in, overall knife length 45.5cm / 17.7in

Price

£6500.00

Stock number

16713

The BADA Standard

  • Since 1918, BADA has been the leading association for the antiques and fine art trade
  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
  • Our clients are protected by BADA’s code of conduct
  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
  • Bada.org is a non-profit site: clients deal directly with members and they pay no hidden fees
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