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.

Nepalese or Indian Kukri

  • Dated: 19th century
  • Culture: Nepalese or Indian
  • Measurements: Overall 19½ inches

The weapon has a 16 inch broad blade, 3¾ inches at its widest, sharp along the inside edge and engraved either side. It is inlaid in several places with brass and features a jambiya type hilt engraved all over with elephants, tigers and male and female deities.

Source:  © Antique Arms

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