Dagger Dite Pia-kaeta Sri-lanka XVIIIth Century

Frédéric Coridon


DAGGER known as Pia-Kaeta
Sri Lanka
18th century
Ivory, steel, golden brass
H .: 29cm; W.: 2.7cm

Straight blade dagger in single-edged steel, finished in a slightly bevelled point. It has a throat inlaid with gilded brass and engraved with floral motifs. A larger groove of rectangular section is incised with foliage scrolls. The gilded brass frame is cut according to the foliage decoration.
The ivory handle is finely carved with plant motifs and heavily patinated giving a honey patina.

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Condition Good condition
600 €

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