A Sinhalese silver mounted knife Pika-Kaetta from Ceylon

Item:
240
Region:
India
Type:
Daggers
Description:
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.
Metrics:
Blade length 9” (23cms) Overall length 14” (35.5cms) excluding sheath
Price:
£745