cast using the lost wax process; of elongated tapering form, gently curved shoulder and projecting rectangular-sectioned midrib, long straight tang.
Reference: For related example see: Mahboubian, “Art of Ancient Iran” (1997), 308, fig 67
Condition: Minor nicks to the blade edge from use otherwise intact and in very good condition overall, with museum quality custom mount.
Dimensions: Height: 7.62 cm (3 inches) Mounted Height: 9.84 cm (3 7/8 inches)
Provenance: Private Californian collection, acquired from the US trade in the early 2002 and previously in a private English collection.