An attractive antique Imperial Russian 84 zolotnik silver niello paper knife or desk knife, with a hand-engraved niello silver pistol-shaped handle, decorated with scrolling trefoil motifs, and a curving Caucus style blade. One side of the handle is inscribed with the word "Caucasus". Marks: 84 zolotnik silver, 2nd Kokoshnik mark, right facing head, for 1908-18. Assay office Greek city letter unclear - possibly for Kiev or Kazan.
(equivalent in latin script IG). Dimensions: length 6½ inches ca. Condition: in good original antique condition, with some minor abrasion, commensurate with age. Blade and handle are firmly attached.
Please study the photos with care as these form an integral part of this description. The item "Antique Imperial Russian 84 zolotnik silver niello paper/desk knife ca.1908-18" is in sale since Sunday, December 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Russian". The seller is "basalt_collector" and is located in Notting Hill, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.