Fine Kindjal / Qama dagger of the Mingrelian people, Georgia - 10638

This fine Qama / Kindjal is coming from West Georgia, the homeland of the Mingrlian people. Fine blade of diamond cross section at its lower part and shallow hexagonal cross section at the top. Blade length 13 inches. Green died ivory grip on the front of the handle and a black horn grip on the back. Handle and scabbard are mounted with finely engraved and nielloed silver mounts. Nielloed silver grip strap. Total length 18 inches. Very good condition.