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Fine 19th C. Indian Ankus Goad with gold and silver koftgari and rolling ball inserts

( ID: ia974 )

ANKUS

19th  C, North India

A fine and beautigully crafted ankus or goad crafted of finely chisled iron, with gold and silver koftgari designs in nearly perfect condition. This is a well known type and can be found in numerous museum collections, usually of similar design and always high craftsmanship.  

23" long

Literature: Near-identical example in in Hales (2013) Islamic and Oriental Arms and Armour, p. 335/ no. 810. See Christies Sale 5270, Lot 39. See National Army Museum, UK, Accession Number 1952-05-7-1

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