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AN INDIAN SWORD (TALWAR), 17TH/18TH CENTURY

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AN INDIAN SWORD (TALWAR), 17TH/18TH CENTURY with straight blade double-edged towards the point, formed with four long slender fullers on each face and struck with four ‘S’ marks on one face at the forte (rubbed), chiselled iron hilt with beadwork border, comprising a pair of shaped langets decorated with foliage, quillons swelling towards the terminals and each decorated with a flowerhead, figure-of-eight shaped guard of V-section and broad knuckle-guard with recurved bud-shaped terminal each decorated with foliage, cup-shaped pommel, recurved button and integral grip, 81.2 cm blade Roy Elvis Catalogue Number C26.