Bukharan dagger with Silver Niello, Turquoise and horn

A good Dagger from Central Asia, Bukhara. The long steel blade with reinforced back edge and chiselled spine, the hilt with grips of transverse cut exotic horn, mounts of niello inlaid and decorated silver, the collars inlaid in a row of semi precious turquoise stones. Circa 1820.

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