Lot 59

A composite left-hand dagger, comprising a hollow-ground triangular-section blade of 26cm, with engraved decoration suggesting 18th century French manufacture (possibly from a shortened colichemarde smallsword blade). The crossguard of steel with square quillon terminals and circular side ring. The grip of ivory with a white metal ferrule. Probably put together in the 19th century. (1)

Estimate: £150-£180