antique hyderabad shamshir sword

Indian Shamshir-bladed Tulwar

A good Deccan shamshir. Hilted in watered steel with gold decorative borders, the shaped quillons of this sword make for an unusually elegant example. The pommel with a wide disc and pierced to take a lanyard strap. The blade of thick curving steel showing some lamellar damascus patterning. Of Hyderbadi type. Comes with a later scabbard covered in floral fabric. 36 inches long approximately. Age wear to all parts. 18th century.indo persia, zulfiqar, shamshir,

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