A Mughal Pesh Kabz Dagger with Wootz Blade, …

A Mughal Pesh Kabz Dagger with Wootz Blade, 18th Century

The fine watered-steel ’T’ section blade with single edge and flattened spine, the steel hilt decorated with a central quatrefoil motif and two half quatrefoils all conjoined by a central ridge, the two edges of the grip with engraved and gilded undulating foliate vines, the upper vine terminating in a palmette at the spine of the blade, the wood scabbard clad in blue velvet with gilt copper fitting to each end. 44 cm long.