South Indian Moplah Knife chopper from Koorg Malabar

 A rare Moplah knife from the South West of India, Malabar. A deadly weapon, very light and sharp with a broad shaped blade with reinforced thickened centre. The handle of a darkwood, collar of engraved brass, missing some inlaid brass roundels. The blade with some old grinding and sharpening marks throughout. Early 19th century.

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