17th-18th century. 6 1/8” tapered wedge section blade of crisply patterned watered steel with fine contrast. The forte with a chiseled inscription. The faceted bolster and blade back with heavy gold koftgari foliage. Two piece ivory scale grips. With fine patina. The right scale with a transverse crack. From our own collection, purchased during the 1980-84 royal liquidations.
Items containing ivory cannot be shipped outside of the U.S. or in the states of CA, HI, IL, NV, NY, NJ, NH, OR, and WA.