A silver-mounted Caucasian kindjal
Lot 3032
A silver-mounted Caucasian kindjal
Sold for US$ 1,521 inc. premium
Lot Details
A silver-mounted Caucasian kindjal
19th century
Straight 14 1/2 inch double edged blade of watered steel, the slightly offset 11 1/4 inch fullers etched with a scrollwork pattern. Silver hilt of typical form the decorated with rows of small bosses highlighted with niello panels. Silver scabbard decorated en suite to hilt, the reverse engraved with two heart-forms and painted with niello scrolls and a crescent moon and star.
Condition: Blade showing some wear and small areas of pitting and with a few small nicks to edge. Hilt and scabbard fine and showing some areas of minor wear and small marks.
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