A pierced and chiselled steel Indian dagger katar from Tanjore

Item:
943
Region:
India
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A pierced and chiselled steel Indian dagger katar from Tanjore, 17th Century. The plain European blade is double edged and cut with 3 narrow fullers. The hilt is chiselled with foliage and pierced overall and pitted with swollen and chiselled handlebars.
Metrics:
Blade length 11” (28cms) Overall length 18¼” (46.5cms)
Price:
£475