Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Gold Koftgari Katar 

  • Dated: circa 1750-1800
  • Measurements: overall size ~ 15 inches; blade ~ 8.75 inches

The weapon features the Koftgari designs with chiselled details. There are small losses to the koftgari at the base of the blade. The blade is made of wootz steel. 

Source & Copyright: Historical Arms & Armor

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