Item #: 1002-6 -- A Large Silver Mounted Ottoman (Kurdish) Khanjar -- $1500.00
A large 19th century Kurdish khanjar with its original matching scabbard, both extensively decorated with silver sheet and silver wire filigree. Very fine wootz steel blade should etch well to illuminate a watered pattern. Overall very good condition, the blade with superficial mottling and a dark corroded spot at the tip, the sheet silver with dents and dings. No apparent damage or loss to the filigree. Blade 20.9 cm., overall in sheath 48 cm.