Very Rare 17 C Push Dagger, India - 9165
This very rare push dagger style is early, probably late 16 to early 17 C. It comes from South India and is an early form of the later common Kattar push dagger. Blade 14 inches riveted to the steel handle in the form of a mythological bird. This dagger is held in the palm through a steel ring at the back side. Total length 14 inches. Very good condition.