Lot 211
  • 211

A JEWELLED COURT SWORD (KASTANA) AND SCABBARD, SRI LANKA, PROBABLY KANDY, 19TH CENTURY |

Estimate
18,000 - 25,000 GBP
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Description

  • 54.7cm.
the cast, chased and engraved gilt-hilt in the form of a yali, the knuckle-guard and quillons also terminating with yali heads, gem-set, the curved single-edged blade with single groove, engraved 'D.J.A.Ekenaike Modliar', with silver-gilt wood scabbard carved with foliate decoration and terminal in form of stylised dragon head, in bespoke Asprey case
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