Georgian Hunting Dagger
- Dated: second half of the 19th century
- Measurements: overall length 43.9 cm
The hilt of European form comes with flattened-cylindrical pommel and small, recurved, double guard in brass, engraved with tigers and prey. The daggers has bone grips and elaborately-profiled tangband, the straight, heavy, double-edged blade showing traces of Wootz forging, with pronounced central ridge, chiseled in three panels with tigers among vines, each on a gilded ground.
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