An Indian all steel dagger khanjar

Item:
1023
Region:
India
Type:
Daggers
Description:
An Indian all steel dagger khanjar, 19th century. The curved double edge blade of dark polished oriental damascus steel (wootz) showing fine grain and distinctive pattern, chiselled with raised central rib and gold damascened scrolls at the forte. The steel hilt is damascened with gold flowering foliage within shaped borders. In its velvet covered sheath (the velvet pile worn away)
Metrics:
Blade length 8¼" (21cms) Overall length 12" (30.5cms)
Price:
£890