Omani sword / knife ornament, a mystery object!

sword / knife ornament
  • Description

 

Very rare antique large silver part of a big knife or sword or other object.  High quality silver.

We are not sure on its exact purpose. Length 23,5 cm. If you happen to know what this item was used for let us know! See slide-show for more photos.

 

 Omani silver sword

 

Arab Name: " Omani silver sword / knife ornament ? "

Period: 1650-1850

Origin: Purchased in Nizwa. Oman with influences on the design from Gujarat?

References: No Reference