18th C. Mughal Indian Wootz Kard Dagger (ID: i71)
18th C. Mughal Indian Wootz Kard Dagger
|( ID: i71 )|
Very nice late 18th C. early 19th C. Indian kard dagger with a very fine crystalline wootz armor piercing blade. This example has its nice original scabbard and is in very fine condition retaining all of its gold koftgari on the bolster and the handle. And the metal fittings of the handle appear to be crystalline wootz as well. A very elegant and pretty kard dagger in very nice condition. Overall length is 15", blade is 9 1/2", handle 1 " wide .