A Sinhalese silver mounted knife Piha Kaetta from Ceylon

Item:
171
Region:
India
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A Sinhalese silver mounted knife Piha Kaetta from Ceylon, probably 17th century. Ivory grips carved with stylised plumage. Large plain silver pommel, rivet heads, ferrules and pommel border plates (one missing). Thick heavy blade with chiselled fullers.
Metrics:
Overall length 11¾” (30cms) Blade length 8¼” (21cms)
Price:
£875