A Sinhalese silver mounted knife Piha Kaetta from Ceylon

Item:
72
Region:
India
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A Sinhalese silver mounted knife Piha Kaetta from Ceylon, late 18th century. Brass ferrules and ivory grips carved with stylised plumage. Elaborate foliate engraved and chased silver mounts. Blade inlaid with brass, engraved with foliage.
Metrics:
Blade length 8¼” (21cms) Overall length 12¾” (32cms)
Price:
£1,000