18/19C Ceylonese / Singhalese Silver and
Gold / Gilded Kastane, Sold
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 £? (too late, now sold). Please
quote item reference number AD40 (0498). Further / full sized pictures
available upon request.