South India; ca. 18th-19th century. The handles of architectural form, ending in makara heads. The chopping handle with worn iron blade and floral engravings. The receiving handle in the form of a leonine animal. Rare to fine a genuine old example of these.
Length: 6 1/4" (15.9 cm)
Very good with age-appropriate wear. Minor dents and scratches. Rust and pitting to blade.