Rare Burmese Dha dagger knife silver mounted with stag horn hilt
I offer this Burmese knife, also known as “Dha”. The handle is made of a complete deer horn which is unusual for this kind of knife. Handle and wooden scabbard are silver mounted. This mountings are decorated with ornate embossed ornaments and motifs. On the scabbard you can see a snake at one side and an elephant at the other. The blade is made of steel. Added to the scabbard are tassels for decoration or to use them as hanger. A nice example of Burmese craftmanship. Dimensions: complete 30,5cm; without scabbard 28,5cm; blade 15,5cm. Condition: Blade with some corrosion, else in good condition. Please look at the pictures. If you need further pictures, please ask. Take a look on my other offers. The item “Rare Burmese Dha dagger knife silver mounted with stag horn hilt” is in sale since Saturday, June 5, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Burma”. The seller is “gonzoadler” and is located in Kassel. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Burma