• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    AN INDIAN KATAR; AND ANOTHER, SOUTHERN INDIAN

    THE FIRST 17TH CENTURY; THE SECOND 18TH 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN INDIAN KATAR; AND ANOTHER, SOUTHERN INDIAN
    THE FIRST 17TH CENTURY; THE SECOND 18TH 19TH CENTURY
    The first with slender sword blade retained by a pair of chiselled iron foliate processes, the hilt chiselled with designs of flowers, and the side-bars and grip all pierced and chiselled; the second with multi-groove tapering flat blade, the hilt incorporating a large recurved guard with monster finial, and punched and engraved throughout
    19¾in (49.5cm) and 20¾in (52.8cm) (2)


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