A Caucasian silver and niello shashka and a Caucasian silver and niello kinjal

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BOTH WITH ILLEGIBLE WORKMASTER'S INITIALS, 1908-1917

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A Caucasian silver and niello shashka and a Caucasian silver and niello kinjal
both with illegible workmaster's initials, 1908-1917
The shashka, curved, with niello and silver-mounted hilt with hooked bifurcated pommel, the velvet scabbard with en suite mounts, together with a Caucasian kinjal with similar mounts on the velvet scabbard, the blade with Cyrillic initials 'KKV' for Kuban Cossack Voisko on one side and Cyrillic initials 'ZOF' for Zlatoust Armoury Factory
Shashka 39 in. (99 cm.) long; kinjal 19¾ in. (50 cm.) long (2)