A Sinhalese silver mounted knife Pika-Kaetta from Ceylon
A Sinhalese silver mounted knife Pika-Kaetta from Ceylon, 18th Century. Having two piece carved wooden grips, embossed and engraved silver pommel and hilt mounts, and sheet silver covered ferrule mount all decorated en-suite with stylised plumage. The heavy plain blade is cut with fullers. Contained in its fluted wooden sheath with brass top mount.
Blade length 9” (23cms) Overall length 14” (35.5cms) excluding sheath