A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL, THE HILT AND SCABBARD ENTIRELY ENCASED IN NIELLOED SILVER
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A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL, THE HILT AND SCABBARD ENTIRELY ENCASED IN NIELLOED SILVER

LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL, THE HILT AND SCABBARD ENTIRELY ENCASED IN NIELLOED SILVER
LATE 19TH CENTURY
With sharply tapering fullered blade etched 'Osman' in Cyrillic letters, the hilt and scabbard each lightly decorated with nielloed flowers on the inner face, the remaining surfaces elaborately decorated with chased running bands of flowers and scrolls picked-out in niello on a contrasting matted ground, all within beadwork lines cast in relief, and with traces of gilding, Russian silver marks
19½in (49.5cm)
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