ANTIQUE ISLAMIC DAGGER KARD BUKHARA
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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Militaria: Edged Weapons: Pre 1900: item # 491182
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|A very rare 19th century Central Asian Islamic dagger Kard from Bukhara, 19th Century. Details: single-edge Damascus steel blade wootz, walrus ivory grips, leather scabbard with large solid silver fittings and beautifully decorated in niello enamel foliage pattern, with its original leather suspension and purse. References: a similar dagger is in the famous Henri Moser collection of Islamic arms and armour in Charllotenfels, Switzerland. An authentic Bukhara arms are extremely rare and even rarely found in museums not to say the market. Overall length: 12 ¾ inches (32,5 cm).|