• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 539

    A SILVER MOUNTED SWORD, SRI LANKA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILVER MOUNTED SWORD, SRI LANKA, 19TH CENTURY
    The blade slightly curved at end, with flattened spine and ridge running three-quarters of length, the hilt silver with wrapped wire decoration and engraved applied bands and cross-shape cartouche, the hilt silver with engraved floral elements, diamond-shapes, and openwork demi-sphere at tip - 34in (86.5cm) long


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