Category: khanjar

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Indian Jade and Silver Hilt Khanjar, 17th or 18th Century

With slightly curved double-edged blade of finely watered wootz steel with a double-filler over each side forming a narrow medial ridge to the reinforced point, hilt comprising silver quillon-block with pointed langets and downcurved quillons each with stylised makara-head terminal, and faceted grip of light greyish green jade rising up to a beaked rounded pommel, in its wooden scabbard covered in fishskin (minor damage) with silver locket and chape embossed and chased with a repeated design of foliage. 17.2 cm blade.

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Indian Mutiny and William Hodson Display at the National Army Museum in London

Indian Daggers – Katar, Bichwa and Khanjar

Indian Daggers – Katar, Bichwa and Khanjar

Indian Khanjar Dagger, c.1900 Fine Indian Dag…

Indian Khanjar Dagger, c.1900

Fine Indian Dagger Khanjar c.1900, curved double edge ‘chevron’ blade made from alternate sections of watered and plain steel, slightly raised central rib and swollen point, bright gilt copper hilt engraved with flowering foliage, pommel cap unscrews to reveal a compartment for unguents/poison etc, in its purple velvet covered sheath with pierced foliate copper gilt mounts. Fine condition. Blade 23cms.

Janbiya or Khanjar, 19th Century A high quali…

Janbiya or Khanjar, 19th Century

A high quality 19th century Indo-Persian jambiya or khanjar, featuring a pattern welded blade with attractive pattern and having a strong mid-rib and wavy edges, being double-edged. The hilt comprises a black horn handle, mounted with iron fittings which have gold koftgari decoration applied. Overall length 40 cm.

Indian Wootz “Tiger Tooth” Khanjar, India, 19t…

Indian Wootz “Tiger Tooth” Khanjar, India, 19th Century

A 19th century Mughal dagger, the wootz steel blade with a handle, decorated in blue enamel and set with diamonds, 33 cm long, in a modern fitted case See inside back cover colour illustration.

Gold and silver decorated khanjar, India, 19th…

Gold and silver decorated khanjar, India, 19th century.

from Mayfair Gallery

Mughal Jade Hilted Dagger, India, c.1800 Curv…

Mughal Jade Hilted Dagger, India, c.1800

Curved double-edged steel blade with central ridge and fine koftgari floral and arabesque decoration to the hilt, the hilt of dark blue-jade with rounded pommel and scroll quillons inlaid with gold foliate motifs. 39 cm.

Indian Khanjar, Lahore, 18th CenturyThe blade …

Indian Khanjar, Lahore, 18th Century

The blade is double edged and double curved with a medial ridge on each side and a slightly reinforced point. At the top of the blade on each side is a panel of gold koftgari, one side being more geometric than the other. The hilt is of ivory with rather stylised flowers carved on the quillon block. The block extends on each side and terminates in small bud shaped knops. Above the quillons is a carved collar of eight panels, each enclosing a sytylised flowering plant. The grip is octagonal and plain. The pommel, made of a separate piece, is carved as a lion’s head with the mouth stained red. The scabbard is of wood covered in red velvet and fitted with a gilded chape.

Dimensions: The length of the blade is 220 mm, the overall length of the knife being 330 mm, the length of the scabbard being 268 mm. Weight: The weight of the knife is 0.182 kg, the weight of the scabbard being 0.036 kg.

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Mughal Dagger (Khanjar) with Silver Horse-Head Hilt and Scabbard, Probably Rajasthan, North India, 18th Century

The silver-hilt in the form of a horse’s head with engraved parcel-gilt details, set with gemstone eyes and on harness, foliate scroll form cross-guard, the watered-steel blade with central ridge, the velvet covered wood-scabbard set with openwork mounts. 39 cm.