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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    AN INDIAN TULWAR WITH GOLD KOFTGARI HILT

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN INDIAN TULWAR WITH GOLD KOFTGARI HILT
    19TH CENTURY
    With finely watered curved blade double-edged towards the point, two brief inscriptions enclosed by gold koftgari cartouches on one face and a decorative koftgari panel on the other, iron hilt decorated over its entire surface with further koftgari panels, including patterns of scrolling flowers over the grip, and preserved in fine condition, in its leather-covered wooden scabbard (chipped).
    31in (78.8cm) blade


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