Antique 17th century Indo Persian Sword Shamshir Talwar Tulwar

Antique 17th century Indo Persian Sword Shamshir Talwar Tulwar

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Antique 17th century Indo Persian Sword Shamshir Talwar Tulwar
Antique 17th century Indo Persian Sword Shamshir Talwar Tulwar
Antique 17th century Indo Persian Sword Shamshir Talwar Tulwar
Antique 17th century Indo Persian Sword Shamshir Talwar Tulwar

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Antique 17th century superb Indo Persian sword-Talwar.
DETAILS: An Iron hilt of rare form comprised of a cross-guard formed with a pair of short quillons with swollen terminals and long langets, a knuckle bow terminating in a bird head and a grip with a pommel formed as an animal's head. A hilt decorated over its entire surface with gold koftgari foliage. A broad and very sharp curved single–edged blade with a wide and long fuller made of gorgeous Damascus steel. The saber is in its original wooden scabbard covered with black leather decorated with a tooled design of foliage.
CONDITION: The sword is in good condition considering its age with minor wear except for the scabbard which its leather is partly missing.
MEASUREMENTS: overall length with the scabbard: 92 cm (36 1/4inches), the length without scabbard: 91.5 cm (36 inches), length of the blade: 79.5cm (31 1/4inches).
REFERENCES: A similar sword hilt to this one is published in the book "Indian Arms and Armor” by Dr.G.N Pant, Volume II Plate CXX and described as 17th century from Gujarat.

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • ES386
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Type / Pattern
  • Sword
  • Year
  • 17th Century
  • Dimensions
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  • Condition
  • Good