Heavy Fighting Kora Sword, Nepal - 7753


Kora swords were used in Nepal and North India for both fighting and sacrificial processes. They are quite similar, only the sacrificial sword is wider and heavier. This one is basically a fighter of very good quality. Heavy, down curving, blade, with its deadly sharp edge on the concave side and with wide heavy tip. This one has a 19 ˝ inches blade, 4 ˝ inches at the tip. The tip is marked with the “Eye” talisman marking, and the base of the blade is marked with the styled eyelashes mark. Total length 25 inches. It is of a whole steel construction with the grip of cylindrical form between disk shaped cross guard and pommel. Very good condition. Minor blackened spots on the blade.

 
 
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