An unusually slender Indian dagger Pesh-Kabz
An unusually slender Indian dagger Pesh-Kabz, 17th century. The blade with hollow ground sides and broad back is of very fine watered Oriental Damascus steel. The steel gripstrap is integral with the blade, and the dagger has a small steel pommel finial and is fitted with carved two piece ebony grips. The blade has 2 pricked inscriptions associated with the Bikaneer Armoury in Rajastan.
Blade length 10” (25.5cms) Overall length 15¼” (39cms)