An Indian Sword For A Boy
Lot 106
An Indian Sword For A Boy
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,679) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Indian Sword For A Boy
Late 19th Century, Probably Kutch
With curved single-edged blade damascened in silver with scrolling foliage along the back for most of its length on both sides, the gilt-copper hilt of tulwar form comprising quillons with bud-shaped terminals, pointed langets, swelling grip rising to a tiger-head pommel, and decorated overall with flowering foliage against a punched ground, in original wood-lined gilt-copper scabbard embossed and chased along each side en suite with the hilt, and with two rings for suspension
38.5 cm. blade
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