Very Good Wootz Karud Dagger with Ivory Grips - 14304

This dagger is a karud the common name for a straight blade version of the Pesh Kabz. (It should be noted here that the name Karud is raising a lot of discussions between collectors). It is coming from North India/ Pakistan, mid to late 19 C. with a good wootz blade, pronounces T spine and acute tip. Blade length 12 inches. Steel bolsters and grip strap. Old ivory grips with good age patina and hair thin age cracks (but holds very solid). Total length 16 1/2 inches. Very good condition. No scabbard.