~ A 20th Century Indian Silver Inlaid Dagger ~
The grip is inlaid with silver, creating an extremely visually eye catching floral pattern. The pommel is in the distinct form of a tiger with large teeth, and a tongue that sticks part way out of the mouth.
The blade, which is curved in a unique wavy form, is made from damascus steel, characterized by distinctive patterns of banding and mottling reminiscent of flowing water.
The centre of the blade has nineteen metal balls, which easily roll up & down as the dagger is moved in various directions.
The scabbard is made from red velvet with gold stitching running along the lower edge and down the centre on one side.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade has a length of 10.6 inches (27cm), with the dagger measuring 15.5 inches (39.5cm) overall. It weighs 285g.
~ Condition ~
The dagger is in excellent condition, as is the scabbard.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.