Gazette Drouot logo print
Lot n° 22

A SOUTH INDIAN SWORD, 17TH/18TH CENTURY, PROBABALY...

Result :
Not available
Estimate :
Subscribers only

A SOUTH INDIAN SWORD, 17TH/18TH CENTURY, PROBABALY MADRAS, TAMIL NADU with broad curved heavy blade double-edged towards the point, formed with a fuller along the back edge and struck with a mark at the forte (light pitting), copper alloy hilt cast and chiselled in low relief, comprising a pair of langets with engraved border decorated with a pattern of eyes, a pair of quillons with horse hoof terminals, integral grip incorporating a pair of wings rising to a horse head pommel issuant with a string of pearls forming the knuckle-guard, 71.0 cm blade Roy Elvis Catalogue Number C75.