An unusual triple Bladed Katar, circa 1900, central blade retracts when pressure is released on grip, steel with silver niello decoration, housed in velvet sheath, 40.5 cm long. Provenance: The mark Lissauer collection, Melbourne
Choice old North Indian katar with scabbard. 40 cm overall with 21 cm watered steel blade with crisply chiselled deep fullers and armour piercing tip. The hilt decorated overall with gilt koftgari foliate designs and with Indian inscriptions on both faces.
Large old Tanjore katar of good quality. 50 cm overall with 35.5 cm blade of very finely multi fullered watered steel with armour piercing tip. Cut and chiselled steel hilt with guard of traditional Tanjore form.
An Indian khatar late 18th century, in wootz steel with inlaid floral and geometric koftgari decoration and gem set accents to the sides in semi precious stones, the forte with an elephant head to each side, 46 cm long
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