Description & Technical information

The tulwar hilt with engraving, gilt highlights, floral designs and a flat circular pommel. Although the shape is typical of 19th century Indian hilts, the medium, silver, is less common. It has been engraved with an intricate floral pattern with leaves.

Date:  19th century
Period:  19th century, 1750-1850, 1850-1900
Origin:  India
Medium: silver, gold overlay
Dimensions: 17.5 cm (6⁷/₈ inches)
Categories: Arms & armour