British Highland Officer’s Silver-Mounted Dress Dirk of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Edinburgh, 1885
With tapering blade formed with a notched back-edge, etched with scrollwork, the regimental device and signed by the retailer ‘Johns and Pegg, Clifford Street, London’, carved rootwood grip decorated with basket-weave designs enriched with silver nails, pommel inset with a large citrine, in its original scabbard with chased silver mounts decorated with interlaced monsters and the regimental device and with its extra pieces en suite (the knife incomplete). 29.5 cm; 11 5/8 in blade.
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