Russian ‘84’ silver and enamel Shamshir shaped letter opener. Marked for St Petersburg 1908-1917, with unidentified makers mark- ՈиК
The Shamshir was a Persian one-handed, curved scimitar shaped sword featuring a slim blade that had its origins in the Ottoman Empire.
Dimensions: 31 cm handle to tip by 4.8 cm wide over the handle by 1.5 cm thick. The blade wdth is 3 cm.
Weight: 273 grams gross.