Fine Silver Turkish or Balkan Qama/Kindjal Sword   Fine Antique Swords and Weapons Oriental Arms & Armour for sale from www.ashokaarts.com

Fine Silver Turkish or Balkan Qama/Kindjal Sword

 A very fine and large Turkish or Balkan Dagger of Qama type. The sheath and hilt covered entirely with silver, beautifully embossed and engraved with scrolling tendril designs. The blade is of fine wootz damascus steel, retaining an attractive dark uncleaned patina and having deeply chiselled designs to the forte. The hilt is waisted, and the top of the pommel set with a small stone. There is some wear and minor denting but this attractive weapon is in fine condition for its age circa 1800.  ottoman, yataghan turkish sword, kindjal caucasian, middle east, tughra ottoman caliph

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