Fine Khanjarli Dagger with Wootz Blade and Ivory Handle - 14784
The Khanjarli, one of the rarest and most sought after dagger in the Indian weaponry. It is characterized by its strongly re-curving blade and wide lunette shaped pommel. This one is a fine early example, probably early 18 C. or earlier, with an 8 inches blade forged from very good wootz (Damascus, watered) steel. The lunette shaped pommel and grips are Ivory very finely engraved with floral design. Velvet covered scabbard with steel mounts. Total length 13 inches. Very good condition. Very good deep dark age patina on the ivory . Small repairs at the pommel tip.