Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
FINE & UNIQUE LARGE CONFEDERATE BOWIE WITH TIN MOUNTED SHEATH.
17” overall, 11.5” clip point blade, .25” thick, 3” tapered crossguard, slab light wood grips incase hide tang with brass strips on either side, 3 brass rivets secure blade through tang and finished flush into brass strips, very well-made grip. Blade is finely sculpted with 4” beveled false edge continued beveling another 3” on top edge. The sheath is leather body and has skeletal mounts like Shiveley for but in soldered tin. This is among the finest made Confederate bowies you will find.
PROVENANCE: Pictured on page 232 “Accoutrements IV” by Jim Johnston.