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North Indian shishpar mace
probably Gujarat, around 1800Indo-Persian arms
Ref. is0010€ 1650
An indian flanged war mace composed of eight cusped iron flanges (one refitted) and a spike. A cylindrical iron haft and a steel tulwar hilt. Remains of silver and gold-plating result in a pleasing age patina. Strong characteristic quillions ending in dome shaped finals. The disc pommel with a raised rim. The grip is sectioned which matches beautifully with the repeating flanges below. North India. An interesting item.
80cm (31.5inch )