Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3569: Gold Inlaid Zlatoust "Tiger" Knife with Sheath

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Gold and Stone Inlaid Zlatoust "Tiger" Knife with Sheath

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Gold and Stone Inlaid Zlatoust "Tiger" Knife with Sheath

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Type: Other
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Catalog Page: 313
Class: Other

Manufactured at the Zlatoust Arms factory in Zlatoust, Russia. The knife is adorned with fine inlaid floral scrolls, geometric designs, a tiger head pommel, and a scene depicting a tiger roaring into the wilderness. The sheath is adorned in the same fashion with a enamel painted scene of a tiger ready to pounce in a mountainous scene, as well as red inlaid stones. Per consignor the blade is rare Swedish Damascus. Includes a hardwood display case, shipping box, and factory paperwork describing the knife in Russian.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, with limited handling marks. Case is very fine with limited storage and handling marks.

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