A South Indian dagger Katar of Tanjore type

Item:
44
Region:
India
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A South Indian dagger Katar of Tanjore type, 17th century, slightly curved blade of finely watered Oriental Damascus steel. Hilt deeply chiselled overall with flowers and foliage, flared side bars.
Metrics:
Blade length 9¾” (25cms) Overall length 17” (43cms)
Price:
£1,750