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Three daggers with blades that taper sharply and are diamond shaped in cross section.
Scottish daggers & Scottish pistol by Various, 1600 - 1799
© National Museum of Scotland
- Metals, wood & leather
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £33,000)
- Acquired in:
- Private collector
Each decorated with etched and gilt designs. One dagger handle includes mother of pearl and silver studs. Pistol all steel and decorated all over engraving. Signed WM Hunter Stirling.
In collection of John Wallace; one dagger belonged to the Parkers of Browsholme, Lancashire and another appeared at Christie's, London 19 October 1977, lot 34.