ANTIQUE INDO PERSIAN SWORD ZAFAR TAKIEH, 18th century

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Extremely rare, 18th century Indian Royal Sword “Zafar Takieh Salapa” literally “the cushion of victory”.
DETAILS: a short sword with a crescent-shaped pommel, bronze hilt with heavy silver overlay of characteristic form, straight single edged blade with double fullers and sharpened false edge, the welded pattern on the blade is still visible in some areas.
REFERENSES: “Glossary of The Construction, decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” by George Cameron Stone, Page 683, Figure 873, 1and 5. Regarding to this reference such sword was carried by Indian prince when seated on the masnad (cushion) giving audiences.
MEASUREMENTS: 61 cm (24 in) long.

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Item Details

Reference #:
ES294
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
18th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material