Rare Indian Bagh Nakh (Tiger Claws) with Two Blades - 10331

This rare and interesting wepon is Indian, 18 C. or earlier, also known as Bagh Nakh meaning : Tiger Claws. It is composed of several small and curved blades on a connecting bar and rings for the fingers. This exemplar had five claw blades and two longer dagger style blades. Blades 5 inches, claws 2 inches. Good condition to age with good age patina. An interesting but cruel item, never considered as a legitimate fighting weapon.