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Caucasian qama / kindjal, 19th century, steel, ivory, gold, silver, L. 26 3/8 in. (67 cm); L. of blade 20 3/8 in. (51.8 cm); W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); D. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 10.5 oz. (751.3 g), Met Museum.

Caucasian qama / kindjal, 19th century, steel, ivory, gold, silver, L. 26 3/8 in. (67 cm); L. of blade 20 3/8 in. (51.8 cm); W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); D. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 10.5 oz. (751.3 g), Met Museum.

Caucasian qama / kindjal dagger, 19th century, steel, horn, silver, niello, L. with sheath 21 13/16 in. (55.4 cm); L. without sheath 20 1/2 in. (51.4 cm); L. of blade 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm); W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Wt. 15.7 oz. (445.1 g); Wt. of sheath 13.9 oz. (394.1 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Caucasian qama / kindjal dagger, 19th century, steel, horn, silver, niello, L. with sheath 21 13/16 in. (55.4 cm); L. without sheath 20 1/2 in. (51.4 cm); L. of blade 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm); W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Wt. 15.7 oz. (445.1 g); Wt. of sheath 13.9 oz. (394.1 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Transcaucasian (Georgian) qama, 19th century, steel, silver, coral, gold, L. with sheath 24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm); L. without sheath 23 1/16 in. (58.6 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Wt. 18.2 oz. (516 g); Wt. of sheath 8.8 oz. (249.5 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Transcaucasian (Georgian) qama, 19th century, steel, silver, coral, gold, L. with sheath 24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm); L. without sheath 23 1/16 in. (58.6 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Wt. 18.2 oz. (516 g); Wt. of sheath 8.8 oz. (249.5 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Transcaucasian (Georgian) qama, 19th century, steel, silver, coral, gold, L. with sheath 24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm); L. without sheath 23 1/16 in. (58.6 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Wt. 18.2 oz. (516 g); Wt. of sheath 8.8 oz. (249.5 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Transcaucasian (Georgian) qama, 19th century, steel, silver, coral, gold, L. with sheath 24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm); L. without sheath 23 1/16 in. (58.6 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Wt. 18.2 oz. (516 g); Wt. of sheath 8.8 oz. (249.5 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Caucasian (Cossack) qama / kindjal, 19th century, steel, leather, wood, silver, H. with sheath 17 13/16 in. (45.2 cm); H. without sheath 17 1/4 in. (43.8 cm); H. of blade 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm); W. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm); Wt. 9.9 oz. (280.7 g); Wt. of sheath 2.8 oz. (79.4 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. [ Swordnarmory.com ] #Medieval #knights #swords

Caucasian (Cossack) qama / kindjal, 19th century, steel, leather, wood, silver, H. with sheath 17 13/16 in. (45.2 cm); H. without sheath 17 1/4 in. (43.8 cm); H. of blade 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm); W. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm); Wt. 9.9 oz. (280.7 g); Wt. of sheath 2.8 oz. (79.4 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. [ Swordnarmory.com ] #Medieval #knights #swords

Caucasian qama / kindjal, 18th to 19th century, steel, horn, wood, leather, silver, L. with sheath 20 1/16 in. (51 cm); L. without sheath 19 5/16 in. (49.1 cm); L. of blade 14 in. (35.6 cm); W. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Wt. 11.6 oz. (328.9 g); Wt. of sheath 3.1 oz. (87.9 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Caucasian qama / kindjal, 18th to 19th century, steel, horn, wood, leather, silver, L. with sheath 20 1/16 in. (51 cm); L. without sheath 19 5/16 in. (49.1 cm); L. of blade 14 in. (35.6 cm); W. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Wt. 11.6 oz. (328.9 g); Wt. of sheath 3.1 oz. (87.9 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Ottoman dagger, 18th to 19th century, steel, ivory, silver, wood, possibly coral, L. of blade 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm) L. with sheath 20 11/16 in. (52.5 cm); L. without sheath 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm); W. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); Wt. 14.1 oz. (399.7 g); Wt. of sheath 6.9 oz. (195.6 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Ottoman dagger, 18th to 19th century, steel, ivory, silver, wood, possibly coral, L. of blade 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm) L. with sheath 20 11/16 in. (52.5 cm); L. without sheath 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm); W. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); Wt. 14.1 oz. (399.7 g); Wt. of sheath 6.9 oz. (195.6 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Ottoman dagger, 18th century, jade, steel, gold, copper, shagreen, gemstone,  L. with sheath 14 5/16 in. (36.4 cm); L. without sheath 13 5/16 in. (33.8 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 9.1 oz. (258 g); Wt. of sheath 3.7 oz. (104.9 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Ottoman dagger, 18th century, jade, steel, gold, copper, shagreen, gemstone, L. with sheath 14 5/16 in. (36.4 cm); L. without sheath 13 5/16 in. (33.8 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 9.1 oz. (258 g); Wt. of sheath 3.7 oz. (104.9 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Persian / Caucasus qama (double edged dagger) 18th to 19th century, broad straight blade with central groove decorated with damascened cartouches of foliate motifs, horn and marine ivory grips with an intricate arabesque of lotus palmettes, scrolling tendrils and cloud-bands in gold and painted, scabbard with painted decoration and silver lower chape, the upper mount of steel with gold damascening, 58.7cm. 3 repins - d16152ffcd1ce9629eda513cddd8c17c.jpg 210×814 pixels

Persian / Caucasus qama (double edged dagger) to century, broad…

Kinjal with marked blade and niello silver scabbard, Caucasus, circa 1870. Provenance: From an old important private collection in Alsace.

Kinjal with marked blade and niello silver scabbard, Caucasus, circa Provenance: From an old important private collection in Alsace***

Caucasian kindjal / qama dagger, early 19th century, steel, silver, niello, gold, L. 19 15/16 in. (50.6 cm); L. of blade 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); D. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); Wt.13.5 oz. (382.7 g), Met Museum.

Caucasian kindjal / qama dagger, early 19th century, steel, silver, niello, gold, L. 19 15/16 in. (50.6 cm); L. of blade 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); D. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); Wt.13.5 oz. (382.7 g), Met Museum.

Caucasian kindjal / qama dagger, early 19th century, steel, silver, niello, gold, L. with sheath 21 in. (53.3 cm); L. without sheath 19 15/16 in. (50.6 cm); L. of blade 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); D. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); Wt.13.5 oz. (382.7 g); Wt. of sheath 8.5 oz. (240.9 g), Met Museum.

Caucasian kindjal / qama dagger, early 19th century, steel, silver, niello, gold, L. with sheath 21 in. (53.3 cm); L. without sheath 19 15/16 in. (50.6 cm); L. of blade 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); D. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); Wt.13.5 oz. (382.7 g); Wt. of sheath 8.5 oz. (240.9 g), Met Museum.

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