HvWO 183

Antique Rhino horn dagger from Persia or India

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Rhino dagger form Persia or India

 

 

Rare antique dagger purchased in Oman but made in India or Persia.  Handle made of Rhino horn inlaid with ivory.  The watered steel blade and handle are adorned with fine silver and flower designs. 

 

 

 Antique Omani dagger rhino

 

Name: Unknown

Period: Probably 18th century or earlier, in view of the beautiful golden patina on the Rhino horn.

Origin: India or Persia?

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