18th C. Persian Safavid Wootz Kard Dagger (ID: i232)
18th C. Persian Safavid Wootz Kard Dagger
|( ID: i232 )|
A fine heavy and large example of an 18th c. Persian kard. This example likely dates from the early 18th-mid 18th C. and survives in nice condition. All parts are original except for a period redone bolster. The wootz blade is finely chiseled in relief and the wootz is vivid throughout. Overall 15 1/4", blade is 9 /4"