Brass look unknown metal. Inscribed with number 2.673 on both sides. Engraved design in blade.
Unknown. Possibly African or Middle Eastern as my father collected back in the 60’s & 70’s when traveling the region.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An antique Orientalist style cast brass and turned wood paper knife
Probably European, late 19th / early 20th Century
The serpentine blade with engraved top and part serrated edge, marked 2.673 adjacent to round turned handle
8 inches long overall
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition overall
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