Very Rare 18 C. Bronze Ram Dao Sword, Nepal - 6929
This 18 c. long and unusual Ram-Dao is made of Bronze. This is a ceremonial version of the sacrificial sword from Nepal. The blade is heavy (almost four pounds), 30 inches long, down curving at the tip and sharpened on the 21 forward inches of the curved side. The massive two handed 9 inches handle is forged in one bronze piece with the blade. The blade is decorated with geometrical engraving and Indian inscription as well as the famous guarding eye near the tip. Total length39 inches. Very good condition. Over all nice age patina. Minor edge nicks. A very very rare item, by all means a prize for the serious collector.