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A SOUTH INDIAN PATISSA SWORD

Lot 0363
Seldom encountered, a robust, early example with well-forged characteristic Old Indian baskethilt with pierced and chiseled guard, the long, double-edged blade with central ridge, the expanded tip flattening in order to deliver effective tip cuts. Showing traces of wootz forging. 16th-17th century. Worn, period repair to grip. Overall length 91cm. Condition IV

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A SOUTH INDIAN PATISSA SWORD

Estimate $1,200 - $1,400May 19, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Oliver S Pinchot PhD
Director and Specialist
1910 Thomes ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001
United States
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