Large Ceylon Knife, Said Piha Kaeta, XVIIIth flag

Large Ceylon Knife, Said Piha Kaeta, XVIIIth
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Object description :

"Large Ceylon Knife, Said Piha Kaeta, XVIIIth"
Large Ceylon knife known as PIHA KAETA.
Steel, brass, silver, ivory.
Long. 31cm blade; Long. total 38cm; Long. handle 10cm.

Handle:
The ivory handle plates carved with scrolls enclose the blade core, which is covered with a sheet of brass. A silver plate decorated with foliage and geometric figures covers the heel. The lower end of the handle is surrounded by a strong piece of chiseled brass and perforated with patterns of moving leaves.
Blade:
The blade with only one edge, has on both sides a damascene gutter of brass engraved with regular foliage. A large engraved and damascened cartridge of brass cut into scrolls decorates each side on a tier. The broad back is damask of brass decorated following the gutters of the blade.
This beautiful PIHA KAETA impresses with its size and power contained in its strong blade.
Price:2800 €
Period:18th century
Style:Asian art
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Acier, laiton, argent, ivoire
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Large Ceylon Knife, Said Piha Kaeta, XVIIIth
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