Small 15thC Bauernwehr with horn grip 123

A German/Swiss medieval hunting knife from the 15thC.

This medieval hunting knife is typical of the Bauernwehr form and is a small version of its bigger brothers, with a clipped point, steel bolsters and slender curved pommel.

The knife has a copper inlaid makers mark and highly figured horn scales.  The double layer veg tan leather sheath is decorated with a carved mythical beast.

Overall length 24cm/9.5"

Blade length 130mm/5"

Grip length 11cm/4.25"

 





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