London, South Kensington
21 May 2008
A GEORGIAN KINDJAL; AN INDIAN TULWAR; AND AN INDIAN PESH-KABZ
The first with broad sharply tapering blade with traces of koftgari ornament on one side, carved ivory grip retained by russet iron rivets on decorated koftgari washers, and in its original scabbard (chape missing); the second with watered blade and plain silvered-iron hilt (rusted), in its scabbard; and the last with curved sharply tapering blade with reinforced point, green stone grip-scales, and in a scabbard (incomplete).
The first 23¾in (60.4cm) (3)
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