London, South Kensington
29 April 2005
AFTERNOON SESSION - 2.00PM
An Indian dagger (Pesh kabz), possibly Gujerat, late 17th century
The tapering single edged steel blade with upper flat spine and armour piercing tip, the wooden hilt covered with mother-of-pearl panels forming vertical bands of chevrons, steel attachment loop above -- 15 5/8in. (39.7cm.) long
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