18/19C Ceylonese / Singhalese Silver and
Gold / Gilded Kastane, for sale
In overall good condition, a 18C / 19C Sri Lankan (Ceylonese /
Singhalese) Silver and Gold / Gilded Kastane.
Acid silver test confirm solid silver sections (see below).
The 18 1/4 inch gilt / brass / gold insert blade has a steady
patina and a little bending but is overall good and firm in the
hilt. The aged hilt is of carved tropical wood, silver, steel and
brass; section of main carving missing. The very aged and falling
apart scabbard is a bonus. The sword sheathes and draws alright
A spectacular kastane for just £800. Please quote item reference
number AD40. Further / full sized pictures available upon request.
Box 0498-82x16x16 (1.153).