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A SOUTH INDIAN PATA SWORD

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:1,100.00 - 1,200.00 USD
A SOUTH INDIAN PATA SWORD
Auctions Imperial is pleased to announce our 2013 sale, to be held March 16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Timonium, Maryland. Over 300 lots of choice antique arms and armor including armor, helmets, shields, swords, daggers, battleaxes, maces, halberds, matchlocks, flintlocks and percussion pieces will be offered. Our fine selection for 2013 includes broadswords, baskethilts, shamshirs, shashkas, palas, kindjals, khanjars, tulwars and spears, as well as chain mail and breastplates. This sale will...
A classic example of the type, forged entirely of steel. The finely-embossed gauntlet with engraved panels overall bordered by bands of flowering vinework, and retaining its steel wrist strap and grip. The robust blade straight and double-edged, wrought with three narrow fullers and struck with addorsed crescents. First half of the 17th century. Bracket at one side of cuff a working life replacement. Overall length 113 cm. Condition II