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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 299

    A DAMASCENED MUGHAL KATAR WITH SANSKRIT INSCRIPTION, INDIA, 17TH CENTURY

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    A DAMASCENED MUGHAL KATAR WITH SANSKRIT INSCRIPTION, INDIA, 17TH CENTURY
    With double-edged watered steel blade, the parallel sides damascened with a series of four-petalled flowers with abstract vine, the grip with a series of dashes and lines, below a sanskrit inscription in gilt either side, the wooden sheath with green velvet cover and openwork silver mount - 11 5/8in (30cm) long


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