Unusual Rajput lance with flanged head Decorated all steel

Unusual Rajput lance with flanged head Decorated all steel

 A good Indian Rajput all-steel lance from the North of India. all steel construction, chiselled with panels of decoration, inlaid with brass at point, the grip shaped to recieve a hand, bordered with brass. The blade a four-sided spike set at the base with four flanges, similar to those found on a mace of this period. The end with a fluted ball butt to counterweight the spear. 18th c.

 

indo persian

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