Ceremonial steel knife, ornately decorated, with chased steel sheath and handle. In a blue box. Belonged to Sir Keith Holyoake.
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Object Type
Knife/Multiple Use T&E for Materials/Tools & Equipment for Materials/Nomenclature
Ceremonial Objects/Communication Objects/Nomenclature
Sheath Knife/Weapon Knife/Edged Weapons/Armaments/Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology/Nomenclature
Sheath/Armament Container/Armament Accessories/Armaments/Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology/Nomenclature
Media/Materials Description
Chased steel, thought to be gold plating, wooden box with blue covering; metal fastenings; fabric lining, paper label adhered to lining
.1 - Knife in sheath = Length (mm) = 245mm
.1 - Knife in sheath = Width (mm) = 34mm
.1 - Knife in sheath = Depth (mm) = 25mm
.2 - Box = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 280 x 65 x 28mm
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Credit Line
Ceremonial steel knife and box. Belonged to Sir Keith Holyoake. Nelson Provincial Museum, Holyoake Memorial Trust Collection: NPM2009.96.31


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