30 000 RUB
Author: V. Naumov.
Damascus: S. Bobkov
Overall length: 265±5 mm.
Blade length: 135±5 mm.
Butt thickness: 5±1 mm.
Materials: Damascus, brass, and rosewood.
Technics: forging, casting, silvering, greening.
"Wild boar" is carving artistically decorated, small brunch production knife.
Since these animals have long been associated with legends, myths and hunting stories. In the stories he had many values in the Greco-Roman tradition, is dedicated to the boar to Ares (Mars) and symbolizes the struggle and the destruction, the Celtic Boar - a sacred animal possessing supernatural (prophetic and magical) abilities. He helped in the war, protecting the soldier, the Scandinavians, and Teutons boar symbolized fertility and harvest, he was an animal of the storm. Helmets and masks of a boar passed under the protection of soldiers Frey. Gold boar bristles - is the sun's rays, in Siberia boar represents courage, persistence, achievement, all the military virtues. Wild boar - a symbol of hospitality.
The knife is designed as a "Skinner" - Skinning knife with a characteristic curved blade and handle. The decor fits the theme of the subject - on the bottom of the sleeve and the tip though sketched oak leaves with acorns, standing on a surface patina of the metal, they emphasize the relief of the polished edges and protruding forms. Crowned head of the handle beautifully fashioned "Forest boar."