Ear Dagger

This is a rare and particularly fine  example of an ear dagger, so called because it's pommel resembles an ear. The pommel has two splayed discs to hook the thumb and allow for a more forceful downward thrust. It was a weapon that was particularly favoured by royalty and other memebrs of the aristocracy.
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L 360mm
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steel, brass and ivory
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