Rare 19th C. Russian Made, likely TULA, kindjal dagger (ID: e187)
Rare 19th C. Russian Made, likely TULA, kindjal dagger
|( ID: e187 )|
A quite rare mid 19th C. Russian made kindjal dagger. This example and similar types of are attributed to the Tula workshops. This one was likely made for a Central Asian client as the round turqoise stones inset are indicative of a Bukharan client. The blade displays typical 19th c. Tula or Zlatoust floral etching. The scabbard is likely to be later and is associated. The mounts are all of low grade silver. Overall 15", blade is 9"