A fine Ottoman bichaq dagger with wootz blade - Ottoman empire, 19th century. Beautiful single edged blade made of wootz (unfortunately, the final part of the blade is badly corroded).
Grip is covered with silver plated metal. Scabbard made of wood covered with silver plated metal in repoussé.
The final part of the blade s badly corroded. The silver plated metal covering the grip has some damages. The scabbard is in very good condition.
Total length 39cm (15 1/2). Length without scabbard 35,5cm (14).
Blade length 24cm (9 1/2). Weight without scabbard 179gr (6,3oz).The item "A fine Ottoman bichaq dagger with wootz blade Ottoman empire, 19th century" is in sale since Saturday, May 25, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items". The seller is "1192mathieu" and is located in Lyon. This item can be shipped worldwide.