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.

Item Details

Reference #:
ES486
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
17th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material