GOOD ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN ALL SILVER KARD DAGGER WITH GARNET GOOD BLADE 1870. Antique, well crafted Turkish Ottoman Islamic Kard dagger - circa 1870. The handle and sheath are made of solid silver nicely hand-chased with shell & scroll designs - the handle inlayed with a large garnet at the end - sheath is made of 2 parts. And attached with a ring for a chain or belt attachment.
Very serious blade, extremely sharp with a nasty point, hand-forged and slightly faceted mounted with brass at the base. Very good condition for the age - some roughness and 2 small splits at the opening of the sheath - please view detailed pictures.
It measures overall 31.5 cm long - knife only is 27.7 cm long and the blade is 14.5 cm (net for cutting edge). Please view our other auctions for new fine antiques offered every week. We are based in Paris France and deal mostly in Oriental art from China, Japan and India, we also deal in Islamic art and edged weapons, archaeology and other fine antiques from Europe and around the world. You have entered a binding contract under the terms of this listing. The item "GOOD ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN ALL SILVER KARD DAGGER WITH GARNET GOOD BLADE 1870" is in sale since Monday, July 04, 2016.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "kikot" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.