14th/15th C Hunting knife Boxwood dot and circle (green sheath)

14th/15thC Hunting knife. Boxwood handle with dot and circle decoration on the grip. Knives like this are often seen in artwork from around 1400.  Particularly notable in the works of Gaston Phoebus, (green sheath)

Double layered, green vegtan decorated sheath with stamping and incising.  Based on period sheath finds featuring an eagle (with a backwards head) perching on a tree.

Blade length: 19.5cm/7.75"

grip length:    9cm/3.5"

overall length:  31cm/12.25"

 





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