A heavy Sinhalese silver mounted knife Piha Kaetta from Ceylon

Item:
71
Region:
India
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A heavy Sinhalese silver mounted knife Piha Kaetta from Ceylon, probably late 18th century. Silver ferrules and wooden grips chiselled and carved with stylised plumage. Elaborate foliate engraved and chased silver mounts. Blade inlaid with engraved silver device. In its wooden sheath with silver mount.
Metrics:
Blade length 7½” (19cms) Overall length 12¼” (31cms)
Price:
£3,450