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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL WITH NIELLOED SILVER MOUNTS

    CIRCA 1820-40

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL WITH NIELLOED SILVER MOUNTS
    CIRCA 1820-40
    With broad blade cut with off-set fullers and brass-lined maker's stamps, wooden hilt partly encased in silver, the outer surfaces decorated with niello scrollwork, silver wire grip, and in its original scabbard with large silver mounts elaborately decorated with niello arabesques (the pommel casing and chape each damaged)
    22in (56cm)


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