An unusual Sinhalese dagger Piha Kaetta

Item:
77
Region:
India
Type:
Daggers
Description:
An unusual Sinhalese dagger Piha Kaetta, the design influenced by European models, probably late 18th century. Solid ivory grip, silver ferrule, iron guard chiselled with foliage. Blade chiselled with foliage retaining a little silver inlay. In its wooden sheath with silver mounts and belt hook.
Metrics:
Blade length 10¼” (26cms) Overall length 15” (38cms).
Price:
£1,450