A Ceylonese (Sri Lankan) sword Kastane
A Ceylonese (Sri Lankan) sword Kastane, 17th or early 18th century. The heavy blade is inlaid around the forte with brass foliage surrounded by bamboo and water. The iron guard incorporates 5 makarra heads inlaid with silver and brass. The horn grip is also carved with a makarra head pommel.
Blade length 22" (56cms) Overall length 27¾" (70.3cms)