Ten Eastern Daggers (11)

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Lot 48Y Ф
Ten Eastern Daggers
Mostly 19th Century

Sold for £ 1,187 (US$ 1,428) inc. premium
Ten Eastern Daggers
Mostly 19th Century
Comprising an Indo-Persian kard with single-edged blade of finely watered wootz steel, a gold-damascened panel of foliage on one side at the forte, and a panel containing calligraphy on the other, pinched-in basal mount damascened with gold foliage, and walrus-ivory grip of circular section with beaked pommel, in original wooden scabbard with steel locket and chape each damascened with gold foliage on both sides within borders of scrollwork; two Indian pesh-kabz each with sharply tapering blade of T-section, beaked steel hilt (one with basal mounts missing), and rounded ivory grips (some pitting); two Indian pesh-kabz each with curved fullered blade, the beaked hilts mounted in green jadeite, one with bird's head pommel and pieces of mother-of-pearl set into the grips, the other in original wooden scabbard covered in black leather and with steel chape; four various Nepalese kukris, three in their original leather-covered scabbards, one set on the outer side with imitation gemstones and turquoises; and a small Bhutanese dagger of characteristic form, in a leather scabbard; together with an Indian dagger scabbard covered in green velvet and with bone terminal (11)
The first 19 cm. blade
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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