KNIFE called Katar Djamadhar - Mughal Empire, India - 19th century

19th century
Asian Arts
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    KNIFE called Katar Djamadhar
    Mughal Empire, India, 19th century
    Iron and damascus steel
    Total length: 37 cm
    Blade length: 20 cm
    (tip slightly dull)

    A "katar" dagger with a double-edged damascus steel blade, decorated with a rich poly-lobed cartouche of foliate scrolls in gold using the koftgari technique on both sides of the heel.
    The double-armed steel handle with two crossbars is entirely inlaid with floral and foliage motifs.

    Illustration: GOVARDHAN (c. 1595-1640), Akbar the Great, circa 1630.

    Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

    Ref. number : 4602

    Ref: TF8MHTVT4O

    Condition Very good
    Style Asian Arts (Swords, Bladed weapons of Asian Arts Style)
    Period 19th century (Swords, Bladed weapons 19th century)
    Country of origin India
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen, France
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