Antique Islamic Indian Chilanum Dagger 17th century Islamic Mughal India
Rare antique Islamic Indian Chilanum Dagger 17th century Islamic Mughal India - Deccan, with sturdy recurved tapering, double-edged fullered blade with a prominent medial ridge and reinforced point, with robust carved wooden hilt of flattened ovoid form.
"Hindu Arms and Ritual: Arms and Armour from India 1400-1865" by Robert Elgood. pp. 163-179.
CONDITION: wood hilt with age cracks, blade slightly pitted.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 33.4 cm (13.15 inches)