Small 15thC Bauernwehr with wood grip 124

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, copper inlaid punch marks and highly figured box wood scales.  The double layer veg tan leather sheath is decorated with a carved and stamped floral and geometric decoration.

Overall length 26cm/10"

Blade length 140mm/5.5"

Grip length 11cm/4.25"





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