Antique, French, Figural Pocket Knife of Cat


This antique brass, figural pocket knife is from France and circa late 1800s. I purchased a lot of these from a French antiques dealer and believe they're new, old stock. The knife features a bow-tied cat on both the front and back.

The blade measures 1 ⅜". When closed, the cat measures 2 ⅛", not including the bale. At its widest, the cat is approximately ⅞", not including the protruding blade when the knife is folded.

There is a bale at the top of the cat's head so this knife can be worn as a pendant. Wear commensurate with age.

**Please note the patina, particularly on the cat's head as seen in second, fourth and fifth photos.

Thank you for looking.


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Reviews (3)


I love this little pocket knife so much! It’s adorable, even cuter in person. Customer service was so sweet with a card included.

Oh my goodness!! This little knife was more than I expected and the pics didn’t do it justice!! And it was packaged so well that I was wishing I had the knife so that I could open it!! Great shop and super communication. Highly recommend!!

Absolutely lovely little cat pocket knife~~so pleased with this!! Fast delivery, and great communication!! Thanks Mandy

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