Fine 18th-19th cc. Central Asian nielloed kard dagger. Bone grip scales. Damascus blade with brass decoration at forte. A beautiful late 18th through early 19th cc. Typical for Bukharian gunsmiths from the Caucasus region through Uzbekistan. The pommel has silver coin attached to it by twisted silver wire.
L: 18 in., 46 cm., blade: 10 1/2 in., 27 cm.