Antique 19th century Russian Caucasian sword Kindjal
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All Items: Popular Collectibles: Militaria: Edged Weapons: Pre 1900: item # 1006595
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Antique 19th century Russian Cossack Caucasian sword Kindjal. DETAILS:
A fullered double edged straight blade with a visible Damascus steel
pattern. A hilt fitted with a pair horn grip-scales retained by two
domed iron rivets with diamond shaped elaborated washers inlaid in
silver with a pattern of scrolling foliage. With its original black
leather covered wooden scabbard fitted with silver inlaid steel
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length with the scabbard: 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in), the length without the scabbard: 52.7 cm (20 3/4 in), length of the blade: 39 cm (15 3/8 in).
CONDITION: In good condition with minor wear.
REFERENCES: 1) "Weapons of the Caucasian nations" By E.Astvacaturyan. 2) "Caucasian Arms from the State Hermitage Museum St.Petersburg" by Yurij A.Miller. 3) "Edged Weapons in the collection of the Russian Museum of Ethnography". 4) "Les Armes Cosaques et Caucasiennes" by Laroslav Lebedynsky. 5) "Chechen Arms" by Isa Askhabow.
Due to the fact that the market is flooded by reproductions of Caucasian swords and daggers, we would like to inform our clients that all of our artifacts are 100% authentic antiques, not reproductions, and are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
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