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750€

Bichaq knife SOLD



Overall length
33,5 cm / sheathed 38 cm

Blade length
21 cm / blade thickness 3 mm

Materials
ivory, pattern welded steel, silver, wood

Weight
250 grams

Dating
Balkans or Greece, first half 19th century

19th century


An Ottoman bichaq knife probably made in the Balkans or Greece. The smaller version of the yatagan. The ivory hilt is conical shaped. Nice silver work on the ferrule and ricasso. The blade is forged of pattern welded damascus steel and the scabbard decorated with silver repousse work of scroll patterns and foliage. No markings or inscriptions. Condition is good with some wear to the repousse work and an old restoration the chape of the scabbard.


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