This antique dirk has all brass fittings and dates back to the early 1800s. The blade is 12″ long and the over all length is 18″. The grip has a basket weave design made of wood. The knife and fork handles are replacements but are also carved with the basket weave design. The dirk blade has pitting overall (see photos). The sheath is heavy leather.
Maker: Pitelet, R
Country/Region of Origin: France
Year of Origin: 1800s
Current Condition: (?)