Zirah Bouk, strong, slightly curved, single -and half-edged, damask blade, swollen tip, chiselled at the back, gilt floral motifs at the back and the forte; fine, damask hilt decorated with floral gold inlays, button with suspension ring. Wooden scabbard with green velvet covering (very worn), pierced, gilt brass mounts. dimensions: length 28 cm. provenance: India (Moghul), 18th Century.
Indo-persian dagger, damascus steel blade split into 3 diamond profile prongs, each following an yataghan-style curve, with points. An inlaid gold border is present at the base of the blade, with the grip virtually covered in gold floral designs, with an unknown symbol in the center of each side and a flared pommel with gold nut. Felt lined metal sheath, with a symbol on the left side and gold floral designs at the throat, tip and along the rear edge.