large khyber knife grip with rich patination

Afghan Khyber sword 19th century

A nice solid and very old Afghan Khyber sword of tradtional old design. Very large cutting steel blade probably of good watered steel, the edge facetted, the back edge reinforced with a small silver application near the tip. The hilt with large grip slabs of deep brown bone or ivory, mounted with iron and bronze. Good condition old example, uncleaned, dating to the 19th century. indo persian