Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm
India – Punjab – Gold Damascened Steel Hilted Tulwar Sword. A fine North Indian early 19th century single edged steel blade curved form with central fuller, the hilt of typical khanda style decorated in gold inlay, with original green velvet clad wooden scabbard. 83cm long. Such examples with gold inlay were typical of chiefs and senior Sikh military men in the Punjab 19th century.