Lot 42: A FINE KHANJAR DAGGER
December 8, 2016
Prague 1, Czech RepublicLive Auction
Double-edged curved blade of watered wootz steel with medial ridge and keened point. The forte is chiseled in low relief on each side. The steel hilt and scabbard chiseled with foliage and cartouches enclosing perching birds and figures.
Persia, 18th century. Overall length 41.5 cm, blade 27 cm.