An Indian Tulwar
Lot 20
An Indian Tulwar
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Indian Tulwar
18th/19th Century
With curved single-edged blade (minor pitting) decorated along both sides of the forte with punched silver-damascened foliate motifs and roundels highlighted in gilt, characteristic iron hilt decorated overall with silver-damascened flowers each with silver-encrusted stigma and against punched silver grounds, comprising pointed langets, button quillons, curved tapering knuckle-guard with bud-shaped terminal, disc-shaped pommel with button finial on a star-shaped dome, and swelling grip
73 cm. blade


  • Literature:
    Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 231, pp. 245 and 254, fig. 60
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