Very Fine Kindjal Dagger from Degastan, Dated 1331 (1912) - 14358

This very fine Kindjal dagger is coming from Degastan, dated to 1331 (1912) on the blade and on the grip. Very fine blade with off centered fullers 16 inches long. The blade is signed with inscription in Arabic letters anf the date 1331 in the Islamic calendar (1912 in the Gregorian calendar). The tgrips are ivory (most probably Walrus ivory), beautifully engraved and inlaid with gold. The back grip is also signed and dated to 1335. Scabbard with leather cover and steel mounts richly inlaid with gold in the Degastani classical style. Total length 21 1/2 inches. Very good plus condition. Exceptional dagger.