Indian Tegha Sword Dated: second half of the 19th century Measurements: overall length 70 cm, blade 59.3 cm An Indian Tegha sword of massive proportions featuring an iron hilt with disk pommel and waisted grip. The exceptionally broad blade comes with a pronounced T-back and chiseled overall with Hindu gods, animals and vegetation sprays. The spine features chiseled Devanagari inscription.
Sursanga Date: ca. 1880 Geography: Bengal, India Medium: Tun wood, gourd, bone, ivory. gut, wire Dimensions: L. 106.7 cm (42 in.); D. 24.1 cm (9½ in.) Classification: Chordophone-Lute-plucked-unfretted Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889