10 5/8” length with 7”recurved blade. Thin grip slightly flared from the root to the pommel. Bidri is a craft specific to Bidar, in the far northeast of India. The base is copper zinc allow, chemically blackened and inlaid with silver. This example with foliate tendrils and fish. It is used for a variety of objects including plates, trays, bowls, candle sticks, hookah bases etc. It is a luxury product. This knife is an unusual application, probably made as a gift for exchange among the noble class.

Stock Number: A1084

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