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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1730

    A Russian dagger and sheath, Kindjal,

    CAUCASIAN, NINETEENTH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Russian dagger and sheath, Kindjal,
    CAUCASIAN, NINETEENTH CENTURY
    The handle inlaid with silver floral and foliate decoration, the horn & leather sheath with similar decoration incorporating a horse, 14½ in. (36.8 cm.) long; and another larger sheathed dagger, the gilt & niello handle & sheath with chased scrollwork decoration, part nielloed with flowers and foliage, 20 3/4 in. (52.5 cm.) long. (2)


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