Early 17 C. Whole Steel Chillanum Dagger - India - 9992 - Now for $695.00

One of the rarest forms of daggers from the Indian arsenal, a member of a class of daggers known as Chillanum . Daggers in this class may take various shapes but all share the typical re-curving blade. This one probably early 17 C. from central or south India. 10 inches re-curving blade, a whole steel handle and D guard. Total length 15 inches. Good condition to age. Blade has seen sharpening attempts which left some grinding signs. The handle is pitted.