Persian Zand Kilij sword

Nice earlier Persian Kilij sword with broad wootz steel blade, traces of gold and cartouche to steel, yelmen region with old reinforced plate repair, thickened spine. The hilt with a large steel crossguard embellished with black silver and gold damascened flowers, the grips of exotic horn slabs carved to a shaped ball pommel. An interesting piece probably late Zand period  indo persian

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