Description: Circa 1840
The hilt comprising of four pieces of jade riveted to the tang of a steel re-curved tapering blade, decorated in gold koftgari work. The wooden scabbard is wrapped in velvet, and then mounted in a pierced steel case, with birds sitting within foliage and decorated en suite to the blade, in gold koftgari work.
Location of Origin: Middle East / Western Asia / Northern Africa
Medium/Materials: jade, steel, gold, wood, velvet
Primary Classification: Arms, Armor, and Militaria : Edged Weapons
Secondary Classification: Asian Art : Other
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