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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 13

    AN INDIAN ALL-STEEL KHANJAR DECORATED WITH GOLD KOFTGARI

    Price Realised  

    AN INDIAN ALL-STEEL KHANJAR DECORATED WITH GOLD KOFTGARI
    With tapering single-edged blade forged with a strongly pronounced watered pattern, reinforced point, and decorated with panels of gold koftgari scrolls and foliage en suite with the base of the hilt, the latter rising to a lion's head pommel with details picked-out in gold koftgari (the hilt heavily pitted on one side)
    13 3/8in (34cm)


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