|( ID: cs1215 )|
We are happy to offer a rare 18th C. Thai Darb sword of exceptional quality and interest. Dating from the Ayuthayya period, this long darb sword is the longest we've seen in private and museum collections, and is in matching en suite black lacquered dress with much of the gold lacquered paint remaining. The blade is of exceptional quality and geometry showing a very fine hardened edge running the entire length of 37" with an exceptionally thick spine of 1/2" width. The blade is 1 1/2" wide at the widest point. The spine of the blade tapers in a way tha..
|( ID: is1214 )|
This representative example of a North Indian khyber is one of the finest examples we've owned. Dating to the late 18th- early 19th C. this example has several features which sepeate it from most common example. This includes the silver grip scales, the thick and fine quality gold koftgari decoration, and the fine Kara Khorasan style black wootz which is visible and present throughout with no losses or dead areas. The pommel has a finely formed fitting with a five petaled flower indicative of Rajput origin. Very overall condition. Overall length 25 1/2". ..