Large, steel meat cleaver

Large, steel meat cleaver

Code: H20529


A large, heavy duty, 19th century, steel meat cleaver. This is made from cast steel and has a turned wooden handle with brass fittings. The turned handle has a lined design and the brass fitting, to the end of the handle, is in the shape of a pineapple. Although made for serious use, this piece is also very decorative. It dates from c.1880. 

There is pitting to the steel, commensurate with age and use, and there is a crack down one side of the handle. 

Dimensions: Length 55cm. Width 16cm. Diameter of handle 5.2cm.

Price includes postage within the U.K. Shipping to the U.S.A. add £45. Most of Western Europe add £20.