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  • Ivory-Hilted Curved Dagger (Khanjarli) South India, 18th Century
  • Ivory-Hilted Curved Dagger (Khanjarli) South India, 18th Century
  • Ivory-Hilted Curved Dagger (Khanjarli) South India, 18th Century
  • Ivory-Hilted Curved Dagger (Khanjarli) South India, 18th Century
  • Ivory-Hilted Curved Dagger (Khanjarli) South India, 18th Century
  • Ivory-Hilted Curved Dagger (Khanjarli) South India, 18th Century

Ivory-Hilted Curved Dagger (Khanjarli) South India, 18th Century

Gallery Price: £6,900

India, 18th Century

Of typical form with curved double-edged blade with engraved double central gutter and armour piercing point, raised panel to top with stylised figures and elephant heads on either side, curved knuckle guard with makara head terminal, hilt with distinctive semi-circular finial set in place with iron pins.

Length 34.00cm (13.39 inches)

Provenance: Christies, King Street,  25 April 2013, lot 155

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Attributed to Michelangelo Maestri (Italian, d. 1812)

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Ivory-Hilted Curved Dagger (Khanjarli) South India, 18th Century

Literature: Bibl.: Hermann Historica, Antiquities, Antique Armour, Edged Weapons and Eastern Arms and Armour (Auction Catalogue ), Munich, 16 October, 2002, p. 143, fig. 672; Cameron Stone, 1999, pp. 352, 354, fig. 445 1/2; Tirri, 2004, p. 306, fig. 225

Exhibitions: For a very similar Khanjarli almost certainly by the same maker, see the Jorge Caravana Collection http://www.caravanacollection.com/?project=khanjarli

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