Antique 17th century Sword Indo Persian Mughal India
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Antique 17th century, Indian - Mughal-, Maratha sword Surai DETAILS: Long steel blade of European origin with three fullers, straight for the two-third of its length, and then curved for the remainder .A massive steel hilt of characteristic Khanda form including a pair of short langets with shaped terminals extending over the forte, a pair of short quillons, shaped guard extending to form the knuckle guard the interior with velvet cushion liner.
REFERENCES: THE INDIAN SWORD by P.S. Rawson, ARMS AND ARMOUR TRADITIONAL WEAPONS OF INDIA by E. Jawant Poul, A Glossary of The Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor By George Cameron Stone
MEASUREMENTS: overall length: 102.5 cm (40 3/8 in), length of the blade: 85.8 cm (33 3/4in).
CONDITION: pitting to the blade and the steel hilt, which can be expected from an over 300 year old sword.
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- Sword Surai
- 17th century
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