Fine Antique 19th C. Dagestan Kindal (ID: rd733)
Fine Antique 19th C. Dagestan Kindal
|( ID: rd733 )|
A fine and good example a 19th C. Dagestani kindjal. This piece is composed of carved and chased silver scabbard and handle mounts set with a walrus grip inlaid with gold in the Kubachi style. The scabbard also has three gold inlaid plaquettes. Very fine original condition with a rare marked "Osman" blade.
The back of the scabbard displays fine niello work scrolls.
Overall length is 18 3/4", blade is 13".