Qalamdan 19 C. Persian Paper Scissors - 14601

Not exactly a weapon but a very fine example of Persian steel craft. This scissors are Persian, 19 C. also known as Qalamdan. and are used to cut paper rolls to the needed size. Hollow ground blades and finely pierced handles. Length 7 1/2 inches. Very good condition. For a similar items see James Allan & Brian Gilmor Persian Steel The Tanavoli Collection Page 353.