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A beautiful katar provenance: India Moghul dating: 18th Century

A beautiful katar provenance: India Moghul dating: Century weapon

Indian katar, 18th century, detail view of the side bar and grip, L. with sheath 18 3/16 in. (46.2 cm); L. without sheath 17 in. (43.2 cm); W. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Wt. 16.4 oz. (464.9 g); Wt. of sheath 3.5 oz. (99.2 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. #56

Indian Katar, century, Met Museum, Bequest of George C.

Indian katar, 17th century, wootz steel blade. Length, 19 in. (48.26 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. Katars were designed to be held by the cross bars in a clenched fist. This is one of the few that retains its embossed leather scabbard. Elaborately decorated examples worn thrust through a waist sash, can be seen in many Indian paintings of this period. #24

Indian katar, 17th century, wootz steel blade. Length, 19 in. (48.26 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. Katars were designed to be held by the cross bars in a clenched fist. This is one of the few that retains its embossed leather scabbard. Elaborately decorated examples worn thrust through a waist sash, can be seen in many Indian paintings of this period. #24

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Metallic Sculpture : Indian katar (push dagger) century robust two-wire straight Damascus stee

KATAR JAMADHAR, Dagger: 17th century Northern India Steel, gold, wood, velvet

KATAR JAMADHAR, Dagger: 17th century Northern India Steel, gold, wood, velvet

Katar is an ancient Indian weapon also known as Bundi dagger. It is known to pierce the toughest resistance or armor when exercised with full force. Since they were very easy to use, these weapons were more popular amongst the warriors during the 17th century.

Indian katar (push dagger), century, watered steel blade with damascened…

Indian katar, from Thanjavur (formerly Tanjore) in South India, 16th century, triple European blades. Dimensions: L. 21 1/8 in. (53.7 cm); W. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm); Wt. 23.9 oz. (677.6 g), Met Museum. Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. #5

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