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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 18

    A CAUCASIAN NIELLOED SILVER KNIFE; AND A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CAUCASIAN NIELLOED SILVER KNIFE; AND A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The first with short blade with clipped point, the hilt and scabbard entirely encased in silver decorated with panels of niello scrollwork, the hilt with dog's head pommel and the scabbard with bird's head finial; and the Kindjal with tapering blade etched within a series of fullers and struck with a mark, the hilt faced in white metal, and in its original scabbard with chased white metal mounts
    11in (27.9cm) and 21¾in (56.4cm) (2)


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