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257

AN OTTOMAN DAGGER (KARD), BALKANS, 19TH CENTURY

with single-edged blade, ivory hilt formed in two pieces and with a white metal ferrule at the base, in its leather-covered wooden

scabbard with a white metal band at the top and small white metal foliate chape

21.5 cm; 8

½

in blade

⦿

£300-350

258

AN AFRICAN DAGGER, CONGO, 19TH CENTURY

with broad flat blade formed with two pairs of sharp lugs and a series of grooves, blackened to contrast, and carved wooden grip

(chipped)

54.5 cm; 21

½

in overall

£60-80

259

A CAUCASIAN SHORTSWORD (KINDJAL), LATE 19TH CENTURY

with broad blade formed with a pair of etched long slender fullers on each face (tip chipped), marine ivory hilt of characteristic

form, retained by a pair of iron rivets with large silver foliate washers, and the base enclosed by a nielloed silver band, in its

leather-covered wooden scabbard with mounts

en suite

with the hilt (small chips, accompanying knife missing)

37 cm; 14

½

in blade

⦿

£350-450

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