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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 144

    A SINGHALESE KNIFE, SRI LANKA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SINGHALESE KNIFE, SRI LANKA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
    The broad single edged steel blade with fuller along the back edge of the forte partly covered on each side with brass panels incised on either side with floral scrolls, the carved ivory brass mounted grip held by brass pins and worked with scrolls - 11 1/8in (28.4cm) long


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