17 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,100
A RARE SOUTH INDIAN TEMPLE SWORD (ARIVAL); AN INDONESIAN KRIS; A NORTH AFRICAN JAMBIYA; AND FIVE AFRICAN TRIBAL WEAPONS
THE FIRST 16TH CENTURY, THE REMAINDER 19TH/20TH CENTURY
The first with double-edged flat blade with sickle-shaped end, the rear portion reinforced by a pair of long iron panels cut with cusped edges and issuant from the base of the hilt, iron grip, and iron bobbin-shaped pommel.
The first 29in (73.7cm) blade (8)
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See Robert Elgood, &iHindu Arms & Ritual, Delft, 2004, p.80.
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