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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 89

    AN 1828 PATTERN HIGHLAND OFFICER'S BROADSWORD; AND AN INDIAN TULWAR

    SECOND QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN 1828 PATTERN HIGHLAND OFFICER'S BROADSWORD; AND AN INDIAN TULWAR
    SECOND QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY
    The first with fullered blade, iron basket-hilt, original grip, and in its original iron-mounted leather scabbard; the tulwar with curved blade, and chiselled iron hilt decorated with flowerheads and monsters, in 19th century leather-covered scabbard
    31½in (80cm) and 29 7/8in (75.9cm) blades (2)


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