An Unusual Indian Khanda

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Lot 47
An Unusual Indian Khanda
18th Century

Sold for £ 5,000 (US$ 6,246) inc. premium
An Unusual Indian Khanda
18th Century
With broad partly serrated double-edged blade widening at the bifurcated tip and cut with a pair of narrow fullers along each side, steel hilt comprising short hooked quillons on stepped mouldings and with extension over each side of the forte, the latter with fan-shaped finial, waisted bent-up guard with integral slightly hollowed triangular knuckle-guard tapering up to join the disc-shaped pommel, the latter with faceted stalk-like finial on a petalled mount and with bud-shaped terminal, and slender swelling grip (some old rust patination)
74 cm. blade
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