Magnificent Richly Decorated 1920s Damascened Rajput Dagger with Gold Work For Sale
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Magnificent Richly Decorated 1920s Damascened Rajput Dagger with Gold Work

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This is an extraordinary dagger with the hilt and metallic sheath completely filled with damascened gold work. The most important part, the blade is watered damascus steel. Please see close ups of both sides of the blade and view the inimitable surface of the blade brought about by repeated water quenching. The blade is double edged and curved. The hilt is an unique animal design. The blade at the top where it joins the hilt has encrusted gold design. The sheath ends with an alligator head. Offered by a wholesaler in colonial furniture. Size,: Dagger with sheath. length 16" width 3" thickness 1" Dagger: Length 15.25" width 3" thickness. 1" length of blade only 10" Width of blade only 1.4" Price $ 6440.00.

Details

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 16 in. x W 3 in. x D 1 in.H 40.64 cm x W 7.62 cm x D 2.54 cm
  • Seat Height
    0.1 in. (2.54 mm)
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    LU3046316273001
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