Item #: 1002-397F -- A 19th Century Nepali Kothimora Kukri -- $550.00
A kothimora kukri with slender hand forged blade and studded single piece hardwood grip with iron bolster. The black leather scabbard fitted with silver locket and chape, both decorated richly with repousse work, the former pierced and featuring a pair of stylized lions. Overall fair to good condition; the grip with several areas of wood loss, the sheath with areas of leather losses and openings at the seams. The locket displaying some looseness. The blade mottled and with areas of old scale and superficial surface rust. Should clean quite well. Overall in sheath 42 cm.