Fine Estate, Inc.
Live Auction

Sensational September Auction

Sun, Sep 24, 2023 02:00PM EDT
Lot 212

Large Cretan Knife, 1945

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $25,000
$500,000 $50,000
Large Cretan Knife, 1945
Large Cretan Knife, having an embossed silver scabbard decorated with serpents, soldiers, birds, and other symbols. The split bone hilt with engraved nickel grip-strap and back edge of blade, base concealing tweezers with a carved bone and red glass tip. The single edge blade with mantinada and wording, "Xavia, 1945". Blade 13.5", total length 20.75".


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