Dagger (Katar), Steel, Indian, Thanjavur; blade, Spanish

Dagger (Katar)

Date:
17th century
Geography:
Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
Culture:
Indian, Thanjavur; blade, Spanish
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
L. 21 9/16in. (54.8 cm); W. 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 9 oz. (708.7 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1022
Not on view
Inscription: On the blade, on one side:

CM

On the blade, on the other side:

N A [ ] [ ]
[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Elgood, Robert. Hindu Arms and Ritual: Arms and Armour from India 1400–1865. Delft: Eburon, 2004. p. 159, fig. 15.32.