Rare 17 C. Jamdhar Katari Dagger from North India - 14844

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 9 1/2 inches with a central rib. Whole steel handle with very wide pommel and cross guard. Total length 14 inches, very good condition to age. Minor edge nicks. No scabbard. A very rare item.