Lot 4314

A magnificent Russian/Georgian, gold-inlaid kindjal with the tsarist cipher "N I" for Nicholas I, mid 19th century

International Orders and Military Collectibles | A80m | Live auction | 1049 Lots

Description

The sturdy blade fullered on both sides, with floral gold inlays on the obverse. The grip carved in crystalline walrus ivory. Gold inlaid grip mounts with two decorative rivets on the front. Wooden scabbard covered in shagreen leather with en suite gold inlaid iron fittings, tsarist cipher "N I" appliquéd at the locket. Length 50.5 cm. Exquisite workmanship in fine condition.

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Condition:II

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General Information

Day 1 of our live auction "International Orders and Military Collectibles" includes 1061 lots. The auction starts on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 10:00 am with Orders and Decorations (lot no. 3851 - 3987) and continue afterwards with Military Collectibles (lot no. 3991 - 4916). The pre-sale viewing will take place from Wednesday, 6.11. until Sunday, 10.11., and on Sunday, 17.11.2019 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).