• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 237

    AN INDIAN QATAR, AN INDIAN ANKUS, TWO AFGHAN KNIVES, AND AN AFRICAN SPEAR HEAD

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN INDIAN QATAR, AN INDIAN ANKUS, TWO AFGHAN KNIVES, AND AN AFRICAN SPEAR HEAD
    19TH CENTURY
    The qatar with broad triangular blade and reinforced point, iron hilt and pierced iron scabbard with foliate decoration, the ankus with brass mounts, the two knives with leather scabbards
    The first 16 in. long (5)


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    Provenance

    Probably acquired by Brigadier-General Bertram Fitzherbert Widdrington, (1873-1942) during his regimental service in India.