Antique Indo Persian Mughal Sword 17th century Pulouar

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17th century, Indo Persian Mughal sword Pulouar. DETAILS: the steel hilt is of a characteristic form with down quillons terminating in dragon heads, a large pommel in the form of a lotus pod, the hallow interior with "seeds", short mildly curved heavy, and wide blade expanded at its distal 12.5 inches to a khilij form with elaborate fullering; one central fuller and three groups of twin fullers on both sides of the blade along the back edge decorated with copper inlaid dots. The blade is most likely made of Damascus steel; since the entire surface of the blade is slightly pitted the pattern is not visible.
REFERENSES: for similar blades please refer to the book "On Damascus Steel" by Leo S.Fiegiel.
MEASUREMENTS: overall length: 32,5 inches (94 cm), length of the blade: 27 1/8 inches (69cm)width of blade at the ricasso: 1 ¾ inches (4,5cm).

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Item Details

Reference #:
ES280
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
17th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
old patina
Material