Antique Indo Persian Islamic Dagger Khanjar Jambiya Damascus Wootz

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SOLD Antique 18th century Zand dynasty period (1750–1794) Indo-Persian Islamic dagger Khanjar – Jambiya.
DETAILS: A double-edged curved blade with medial ridge, made of superb quality Damascus steel wootz , an upper panel on each side carved with a preying hawk. A waisted steel hilt of typical form, decorated with silver koftgari scrollwork, in its solid steel scabbard with wooden insert, decorated en suite with the hilt in silver koftgari scrollwork.
REFERENCES: 1.
Islamic Metalwork in The Freer Gallery of Art. 2.
Edged weapons in the collection of the Russian Museum of Ethnography. 3.
Orientalishe Sammlung Henri Moser-Charlottenfels. 4.
“Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armour in All Countries and in All Times” By George Cameron Stone.
MEASUREMENTS: The overall length in the scabbard is: 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in).
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, except for worn silver koftgari decoration.

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Item Details

Reference #:
ES557
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
18th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material