A QAJAR DAMASCENED AND ENGRAVED STEEL TRIDENT
PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY
The central straight-sided blade flanked by two wavy blades, all rising from a flat-sided base engraved on each side with a panel depicting a variety of flowers around a gold damascened cartouche, on a slightly widening tubular shaft with vertical bands of lightly damascened meandering floral motifs
23½in. (59.8cm.) diam.