Antique Turkish Ottoman Balkan Dagger Kard 19th c
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SOLD Antique 19th century Turkish Ottoman Balkan dagger Kard.
Details: A solid cast brass hilt profusely decorated in low relief, with flowering foliage and scrollwork, a straight single edged steel blade, a forte encased on each side with shaped brass panels, chiseled with scrolling foliage. In its original cast brass scabbard, decorated en suite with the hilt, with a loop and chain for suspension.
The style and workmanship of this dagger is alike to Ottoman Balkan miquelet all-metal stock pistols (KUBUR).
REFERENCES: 1) The Arms of Greece and Her Balkan Neighbors in the Ottoman Period by Robert Elgood. 2) Alike daggers are published in the book Balkan Arms: balkanske čakije i noev by Tarik Koo.
CONDITION: Signs of usage and wear.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length in the scabbard: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in).
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- 19th century
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