A Gem-Set Inlaid Katar

North India, 18th century

39cm long

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A Gem-Set Inlaid Katar

A silver-gilt overlaid katar inlaid with precious and semi-precious stones. The hilt is comprised of five sections; the outer part of the push dagger is decorated with flower heads and foliage inlaid with rubies and diamonds. The inside of the handles has engraved floral decoration. The double-edged steel blade has an armour piercing tip.

A Gem-Set Inlaid Katar


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