An Indian Pesh-Kabz
Lot 15Y
An Indian Pesh-Kabz
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,296) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Indian Pesh-Kabz
An Indian Pesh-Kabz
19th Century
With watered recurved sharply-pointed blade with reinforced cutting-edge and point of flattened diamond section, the spine of T-section and roughly chiselled with a medial line, beaked russet iron hilt damascened with gold flower-heads and foliage (some wear), and rounded ivory grips (minor old splits) of plano-convex section secured by five transverse brass pins, in original wooden scabbard covered in purple velvet; together with an Indian 19th Century scabbard for a North Indian Khyber knife with recurved blade, of wood covered with light brown velvet, and retaining its silver locket and chape pierced with symmetrical designs of foliage and arabesques respectively, the locket with finely pierced swivel for a tassel (2)
22.3 cm. blade and 73 cm.

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 246 and possibly 213 (part), pp. 245, 252 and 257, fig. 64
Activities
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:

25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalog for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Y CITES

Prospective buyers of lots denoted with a "Y" symbol should pay special attention to the "Notice Regarding Regulated Species Materials and CITES Permits" published in the printed catalog, which has recently been updated.
This information is also available by contacting the salesroom.

Contacts
  1. David Williams
    Specialist - Arms and Armor
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, United Kingdom SW7 1HH
    Work +44 20 7393 3807
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3932
Similar Items