Indian Katar, early 18th C.,
provenance: Private collection, Patrick Guigue, curator at Louvre Museum, 1960-1980
Condition: very good
Exceptional South indian Katar (punch dagger), the hilt covered with thick gold damascened koftgari decoration, the hilt of southern or Deccan type. Early 18th century. Comes with custom stand.
Dimension: 16.4″ H