Rare 17 C. Real Jamdhar Katari Dagger from North India - 9324

The Jamdhar Katari is a rare form of a dagger in the Indian arsenal. It was popular in North West India in the 16 C. and on. This one is late 17 or early 18 C. Piece, Whole steel construction. Blade 10 inches, might very well be forged from wootz steel but now the pattern is not evident. Whole steel handle with very wide 6 inches pommel and cross guard. Total length 14 inches, very good condition to age. A very rare item.