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Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Zirah Bouk (Armour piercing dagger)

  • Dated: last quarter of the 19th Century
  • Provenence: India

Countercurved damascus blade with reinforced tip of rhomboidal section, the first part is flat and gold-inlaid with a nobiliary coat of arms and floral motifs; moulded neck and iron band decorated en suite. Ivory grip and yatagan-style pommel.

More on the Zirah-Bouk Dagger HERE.

Source & Copyright: Czerny’s International Auction House

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