victoriansword: Afghan or North Indian Pulwar,…

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Afghan or North Indian Pulwar, 17th-18th Century

The single-edged steel blade of tapering form with two fullers and maker’s stamps to one side, the steel hilt with elongated forte terminating in a palmette, the quillons in the form of makara heads, the pommel of semi-spherical form, engraved to the grip with a series of columns forming an arcade. 94 cm.