A Fine Indian Kard Dagger with Gold Inscription - 14718

An fine 19C Indian Kard Dagger with tapering single-edged blade of finely watered steel, decorated with gold around the tang including a Indian inscription in Devangri that says: Maharaj Raje Rana Shree Jalam Singh Ji Bahadur . Carved ivory grip-scales (small chip) retained by four nails. Blade is 10 inches long, total length 14 inches. Very good condition. No scabbard.