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Sensational September Auction

Sun, Sep 24, 2023 02:00PM EDT
Lot 219

Two Cretan Knives

Estimate: $400 - $600
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Two Cretan Knives
Two Cretan knives, the first having a silver scabbard decorated with figures, birds, flora and other symbols, a dragon head tip and gilt-metal banded mouth. Bone hilt, and single edge blade with nature motif mantinada and word "Xavia". Blade 6.25"l. The other with a silver scabbard decorated in a floral motif and showing the island of Crete, having a dragon head tip and banded mouth. Bone hilt and single edge blade with writing on one side, dated 1947. Blade 5"l. Each having a kerkeli with attached chain suspending decorative coins.


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