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    Indo-Persian Pesh-Kabz with Massive Rock Crystal.

    Approximately 10 1/2-inch Damascus [wootz] steel blade tapering gradually from the hilt to a very sharp pointed tip with raised pattern to spine near handle also flushed with some silver and gold tone koftgari inlay outlines around hilt and handle. Massive green rock crystal handle with steel pins. Formed brown leather wrapped scabbards. Overall length of the dagger is 15-inches. A seldom seen dagger with a rock crystal handle mount. Similar examples can be viewed and studied in, A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor by Stone.

    Condition: Very good for its age. Blade very sharp with light patches of pitting concentrating near handle and throughout spine area. Rock crystal with some internal cracks, imperfections and some flaking near metal components, typical for these types on handles. Scabbard good with fine scratches, few dents from storage and/or handling including some separations.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2020
    7th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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