Lot 95

Indian tulwar from Mysore, bearing a bronze hilt, featuring an elephant head pommel with the lion attacking the elephant’s trunk forming the knuckle bow. Hilt chiselled in relief with floral and foliate ornaments, broad curved pattern welded blade engraved with the Armoury inscription of Krishnaraja Wodeyar III (1799-1868). In fabric covered scabbard. Kishna Raja Wodeyar III was the Maharajah of the kingdom of Mysore, India. Blade 28 inches (71cm), overall length 32 1/2 inches (82.5cm). (1)

Estimate: £2,000-£2,500