Grand Tour Souvenir Toledo Dagger And Scabbard Dated 1871
Heading : Grand Tour souvenir Toledo dagger dated 1871
Date : 1871
Period : Victoria
Origin : Toledo, Spain
Decoration : Figural handle of a spectre standing over a snake
Size : Overall length 26cm, blade 15.9cm
Condition : End tip of scabbard missing, general wear to gilt
Restoration : None
Weight : 300 grams
Toledo daggers were a common form of souvenir for nineteenth century gentlemen touring Europe. They come in many forms and this example has a cast gilt bronze figure of a shrouded spectre with a snake entwined around his feet.
A perfect paper knife for any gentleman's study.
Apologies but we are unable to export this item. This is a probate item.
- Product Code: 2019110241
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