A very nice 19th C. Indian presentation tulwar with an inscription in Hindu in gold koftgari on the inside of the disc pommel. This example in in excellent condition with a damascus, layered steel, blade displaying the pattern throughout. The handle retains all of the original gold koftgari and the scabbard has a gold koftgari matching iron chape fitting.
A fine heavy sword likely for presentation to an important dignatary.
Overall length is 34, blade is 28.