Iron and Wood Crooked Knife in Form of Fist EffigyWoodlands, first half 19th century
Blade fashioned from a trade file.
H. 4 in.; L. 10 _ in
Crooked knives, or draw knives were used to make bowls or cut deeply into wood because the special shape allowed for increased wrist mobility.
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800