Fine Antique Arms & Armour

Persian Karud With Fine Watered Steel Blade 18th or 19th Century Ref: 042.16


 

Price: £2,750


Item Description:

 

A fine Persian Karud or Pesh-Kabz, with straight tapering blade of reinforced "T" section made from watered pattern fine grey wootz steel with raised and polished cutting edge. The grip scales are of attractive mottled horn cut with horizontal raised bands held together with studs. The pommel has a raised, hinged, pierced suspension loop. The scabbard is formed from wood covered with grained blackened animal skin and decorative iron mounts.

 

Overall good condition with minor scaling to one grip scale. Blade length 12.75 inches (32.5 cm).

 

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