Early 16thC bronze handled eating knife 'Bauernwehr style'

A late medieval/ early Renaissance German eating knife from around 1500 with a clipped point blade.

The blade has a scale tang that is inserted into the bronze Bauernwehr style handle and riveted in place.

Blade has a copper inlaid makers mark and double layer veg tan sheath with hemp suspension cord and incised decoration.

Overall length 23cm/9"

Blade length 12cm/4.75"

Grip length 10cm/4"

Collections: Medieval Museum quality weapons

Category: eating, knife

Type: Knife

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