Fine 18th C. Indian Mughal Parrot Headed Iron Khanjar with wootz watered steel blade (ID: id854)
Fine 18th C. Indian Mughal Parrot Headed Iron Khanjar with wootz watered steel blade
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18th -19th C, Mughal
Blade: Double-edged wootz blade, with a beautifully modeled parrot head hilt in the classical Mughal style.
Hilt: The hilt is a warm russet, with restrained gold koftgari.
Scabbard: Original scabbard in brown velvet, with chiseled and pierced silver throat (locket) and chape
Dimensions: Blade (linear length): 8” OAL: 12.75”
Condition: Excellent for its age
Literature: A fine, similar example illustrated in Hales (2013) Islamic and Oriental Arms and Armour, p. 366/ no. 898
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