A Beautiful 18th C Khyber Knife With Gold Damascened Work With Fine Wootz Steel.
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A Beautiful 18th C Khyber Knife With Gold Damascened Work With Fine Wootz Steel.:
Up for sale a very beautiful 18th cIndoPersianKhyber Knifewith anarmoryin -INDIA,
A beautiful old IndianKhyber KnifeDagger with Original Marks on the blade with buffalohorngrips and a Finehigh contrast Wootz pattern. With very fine pure gold inlay wire work.
A straight and heavy single-edged blade tapering gradually from the hilt to the point, with a wide rib at the back, the hilt is formed of two pieces of horn riveted to the tang, mounted in gold inlay work, decorated in a traditional manner, the guard- slight projection of the hilt. In its original wooden scabbard.
The grips are of Buffalohorn, a naturally occurring decorative., and held on by resin,roundels handle for a more aesthetic. The white natural inclusions float in the Horn like, and are a wonderfulMuseum Collection.It hasOriginal Velvetscabbard.
The grip is made from the inner part of the buffalohorn,
A very nice example of a late 18th C. Persian with a laddered kirk narduban wootz blade. The blade has some light spots of pitting and needs a cleaning but the laddered pattern in visible throughout. A similar 18thcenturyPesh Kabzis published in the “A Glossary of Arms andArmour's.Overall Size:- 61 CM
Blade Size:- 45 CM
Handle Length:- 14 CM.
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