London, South Kensington
26 October 2007
A FINE SINGHALESE KNIFE, SRI LANKA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
The borad single edged steel blade with fuller along the back edge of the forte partly carved on each side with brass panels incised on either side with floral scrolls, the carved ebony brass mounted grip held by brass pins and similarly worked floral scrolls - 11 1/8in (28.4cm) long
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