A South Indian dagger Katar of Tanjore type

Item:
29
Region:
India
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A South Indian dagger Katar of Tanjore type, 17th century, deeply chiselled blade with much thickened hollow ground tip. Forte, dish shaped “guard” and hilt deeply chiselled overall with flowering foliage, overlapping leaves, and beaded borders, retaining much of its gilt silver foil damascene overlay.
Metrics:
Blade length 9¾” (24.5cms) Overall length 15¾” (40cms)
Price:
£2,250