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Fine early North Indian Kard dagger with kirk narduban wootz blade

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KARD with KIRK NARDUBAN BLADE

18th C, North Indian

Blade: A kard with a fine watered kirk narduban wootz blade, which is very rare in daggers.

Hilt: The handle is en suite silver of fine quality.

Scabbard: Original leather covered with en suite matching silver fittings of fine quality.

Dimensions: Blade: 7.75” OAL: 12.75”

Condition:

Literature: While fine examples of kards are widely published in numerous collections, no known published examples exist of silver fittings with purely Indic/Mughal decorative elements.

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