Fine Wootz Karud dagger - iron with camel bone grips - India or Afghanistan - 18th - 19th Century

Description
Fine Wootz Karud dagger - iron with camel bone grips - India or Afghanistan - 18th - 19th Century
Good condition, see description - 48.4×0×0 cm

This very fine Karud dagger, the straight blade version of the Pesh Kabz, is coming from North India. late 18 C. with a very good high contrast wootz blade, pronounces T spine and acute tip. Blade length 36 cm. very Finely carved Camel bone grips with a nice rich age patina, Very good age patina on the grips. Total length 48.4 cm. Very good condition. Normal age cracks, very solid. A very impressive dagger with a thick solid grip from 3 cm thick
This Karud from the regions of Central Asia is without a sheath
A good early fighting knife with a strong blade capable of piercing chain mail and thick quilted armour.
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Lot details
Object
Fine Wootz Karud dagger
Material
iron with camel bone grips
Period
18th - 19th Century
Region/ Country of origin
India or Afghanistan
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
48.4×0×0 cm
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