Engraved wedding knife. Germany, 17th century

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Wedding knife with steel blade. Silver handle engraved on both sides with allegories of Faith and Charity, chimeras, medallions and cherubs.
Inscription on the edge MARIA. MAERCKEN.

Germany, 17th century.

Length : 21.8cm (8-5/8in).
Gross weight : 48g (1.5oz).

Model designed by Theodore de Bry (1561-1623)

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 21 cm
  • Width in cm : 2 cm
  • Depth in cm : 1 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015030294