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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 14

    AN INDIAN KATAR; AND AN INDIAN SHIRT, LEGGINGS AND HOOD ALL OF MAIL

    THE FIRST LATE 17TH CENTURY; THE REMAINDER 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN INDIAN KATAR; AND AN INDIAN SHIRT, LEGGINGS AND HOOD ALL OF MAIL
    The first late 17th Century; the remainder 18th/19th Century
    The katar with triangular blade cut with diverging broad fullers divided by a raised incised rib on both sides, iron hilt of characteristic form damascened with gold scrolls and flowers, incorporating a pair of birds chiselled between the bars of the grip, and in fabric-covered wooden scabbard; the shirt, leggings and hood of rivetted iron rings (the hood associated, some losses and replacements).
    The first 16in (14.6cm) (4)


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