Antique Indo Persian Islamic Dagger Khanjar Jambiya Damascus Wootz
SOLD Antique 18th century Zand dynasty period (17501794) 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.
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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