An Indian silver mounted hunting knife c.1860-1870
An Indian silver mounted hunting knife c.1860-1870, double edged blade of shallow diamond section. Silver hilt finely embossed with scenes including the Rock of Trichinopoly (S.India), Hindu figures and animals inhabiting flowers and foliage, silver crosspiece. In its green silk velvet covered sheath, the silver mounts embossed with birds, urns, flowers and foliage.
Blade length 7½” (19.5cms) Overall length 13¼” (34cms)