Indo-Persian double edged dagger, Persian blade, Ottoman sheath, blade 2nd half of the 16th century, sheath 17th century, steel, silver, gold, uncut diamonds, rubies. Dimension: l. 21,5 cm, Hermitage Museum, Russia.
Persian kard dagger, ca. 1800, steel, agate, gold, wood, velvet, copper, L. with sheath 18 7/8 in. (47.9 cm); L. without sheath 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); Wt. 16.3 oz. (462.1 g); Wt. of sheath 4.4 oz. (124.7 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.
Kard from Private Collection of Oriental Weapons Origin: Persia Dating: 18th Century Description: Straight blade by a thread in the finest damask steel, ribbed at the back, floral engravings in relief, with cable back in the first section containing small beads, the end of the grip golden, beautiful walrus ivory grips. Dimensions: length 32.5 cm.