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Fine Romano-British Knife Handle

Lot 0011 Details

Description
Roman Britain, ca. 1st century AD. Charming pocket knife handle in the form of a squirrel, the fur indicated by incised lines, the copper eye likely serving as the pivot pin for the now-missing blade. Remnants of the iron blade can be seen within the hollow handle. Custom stand.

London market, ca. 2001

MEASUREMENTS

Length without stand: 2 3/4 inches / 7 cm


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Condition
Good excavated condition.
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Fine Romano-British Knife Handle

Estimate $250 - $750
May 08
Starting Price $120
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0011: Fine Romano-British Knife Handle

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Est. $250 - $750Starting Price $120
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Lot 0011 Details

Description
...
Roman Britain, ca. 1st century AD. Charming pocket knife handle in the form of a squirrel, the fur indicated by incised lines, the copper eye likely serving as the pivot pin for the now-missing blade. Remnants of the iron blade can be seen within the hollow handle. Custom stand.

London market, ca. 2001

MEASUREMENTS

Length without stand: 2 3/4 inches / 7 cm


SHIPPING

$15 flat-rate shipping in the continental U.S. (insurance additional). International buyers please contact for estimate. Please note: We subsidize shipping for our valued customers by packing most items in-house, offering flat rate shipping at a fraction of what third party shippers often charge. However, please be aware that we are a small operation and shipping your purchase may take several days. We appreciate your patience.
Condition
...
Good excavated condition.

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