An Indian all steel bow Koman

Item:
961
Region:
India
Type:
Miscellaneous
Description:
An Indian all steel bow Koman, first ½ of the 19th century. Formed of 2 shaped flattened limbs with swollen grip and nocks. Retaining traces of fine silver koftgari decoration. The bow has been lightly rusted and cleaned
Metrics:
Overall length 40½” (103cms)
Notes:
steel bows of this type are frequently associated with the Sikhs, who are often shown in contemporary illustrations carrying them
Price:
£645