Paper Knife in the form of a Sword

Paper Knife in the form of a Sword

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A steel and brass Paper Knife in the form of a Sword with scabbard.

The sword has a slightly curved blade, a brass guard and a brass wire knot. The top of the handle has a lion's head and the guard has a wreath surround a shield with cross and crown above.

Such paper knives were sold by a number of retailers on Bond Street and London's over smart shopping locations. There were aimed at gentlemen with a military background and were very popular. Early 20th Century.

Dimensions:

Height 24.12 cm / 9 12"
Width 3.17 cm / 1 14"
Depth 2.92 cm / 1 14"
Period

Early 20th Century

Medium

Steel and Brass

Country

England

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