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Lot n° 30

Lot including: - Very nice Imperial Russian Kindjal,...

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Lot including: - Very nice Imperial Russian Kindjal, 555mm long. Long, straight, symmetrical blade with two grooves and a central gutter. The bottoms of the grooves still bear remnants of acid etching. Large engraved maker's mark and raised Cyrillic letters. Plate-mounted weapon. The sole is dressed with bone plates, and the noble side of the handle bears two beautiful conical cabochons with silver inlay. Wood-cored scabbard clad in embossed black leather. Ring-holder ring and long, slender silver-nickel-plated shoulder-strap. - Bronze-mounted "Shaska" Cossack sword. Overall length: 620mm. Unsharpened blade. In its wood-cored scabbard with brass trim.