Corner-Tangs have the following characteristics: Flint or obsidian blade, knapped, fully polished then pressure flaked
Triangular or leaf-shaped blade, hafted to the handle by one of its corners
Characteristic excentric peduncle on the blade
These medium size knives are typical from Northern America and were used as much for cutting as for scraping skins
Their peculiar shape is very modern and a must-have for many collectors.
A few CORNER-TANG type knives
Length: 21 cm
Handle: raw deer antler
"Caramel" flint blade
Length: 18 cm
Handle: reindeer antler
"Caramel" Bergeracois flint with diagonal flaking
Details of the 06-070 knife blade.
Note the characteristic excentric peduncle, located on a corner of the blade
The average price for this kind of knife is 119 €