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Wootz katar



Overall length
52 cm

Blade length
27 cm

Materials
wootz, steel

Dating
1800 to 1860

weight
335 grams


Origin
India, probably Deccan

19th century wootz katar


Here we have a solid katar of simple design. It was covered with a dull dark brown film when I found it in private collection. After a gentle cleaning and etching a nice wootz pattern emerged. The V-shaped tapering blade has a central ridge with bilateral sunken panels. The cross bars are bulged towards the center and faceted. The side bars and base are of thick construction. No scabbard. Condition is good with some stains and scattered surface pitting near the base of the blade. Private Belgian collection.


Price:

500€

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Price:

500€

Interested?

Interested in this item? Contact me.