Summary

  • Lot number 
    47
  • Year of manufacture 
    1900
  • Location

Description

T-shaped handle made of ivory. Motif of a human in the skin of an animal, eyes and body decorated with mother of pearl tiles. Metal cuff with fine engraving. Shot of walnut with carved snake and knotholes, also decorated with mother of pearl tiles. Signed: BISHOP RIDLEY (marked on the shot). L. 96 cm; Handle: L. 10.6 cm.