Object Title

Sword (talwar)

Sword (talwar)

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIS.265

Provenance

Transferred from Rotunda 1978, formerly double numbered with XXVIS.171.

Physical Description

The blade is straight and double edged with a medial ridge. A small section of the blade is missing from the edge. The langets are long. The quillons have button finials. The pommel is a flat disc, with a star shape on top and domed centre terminating with a spike. The hilt is plain. Paper label tied to object marked 'sell Tower'.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the blade is 932 mm. The length overall is 1064 mm. _ Weight: The sword weighs 0.895 kg.

Associations

Places India