Antique Indo Persian Islamic Sword Sikh Tulwar
References: Two swords with similar hilts and alike double edged blades dated to the 17th -18th century, where one belongs to Maharajah Bakhut Singh of Jodhpur, and the other to Maharajah Ajit Singh of Jodhpur, are published in the book The Arts and Antiquities of India by Gordon Sanderson. Page 23 fig: A 189,190. For comparable Damascus steel Mughal blades with very fine high quality wootz patterns please see On Damascus Steel by Leo S. Figiel.
MEASUREMENTS: The overall length with the scabbard is approximately: 81 cm (32 in). The overall length without the scabbard is approximately: 73 cm (28 3/4 in).
CONDITION: This sword is in good condition, the velvet on the scabbard is a later replacement.