Lot 1048

An Indian jambiya with carved ivory handle, 1st half of the 19th century

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A90aw | Live auction | 116 Lots

Description

The slightly curved, double-edged blade of wootz-Damascus (pitted in places) with a pronounced medial ridge on each side. The European steel quillons probably of later date. The delicately carved ivory handle with silver ferrule and grip frames. The pommel carved in the shape of a double-headed beast, with a dog and a lion. The inset gemstone still preserved in one eye. Riveted silver button. The wooden scabbard covered in red velvet with brass mounts.
Length 46.5 cm.

Attention: This lot can only be shipped within the European Union.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

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