Todays offering is a 19th Century dagger from Kurdistan. Featuring a pristine (possibly damascus steel) blade, what appears to be a horn hilt, sheathed in a silver and wood scabbard. All in all an impeccable piece of Eastern history. Razor sharp blade, with a wonderfully executed silver scabbard. Silver coin-like disks pinned to hilt, with what appears to be talismanic calligraphy etched upon the disks.
Blade is 8 inches, entire dagger is 14 inches sheathed. Small knick on hilt pommel area. Keywords: Jambiya, kukri, Khanjar, wootz, sword, spear, sippar, tabarzin, Kilij, dhal, kindjal, Qama, Qajar, ottoman, dague, schwert, epee, fighting knife, Islamic, Indo Persian, Iraq, Yemen.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "worldlinkagent3" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.