Fantastic rare old antique mughal south Indian scorpion deccan region bichuwa dagger. Up for sale Indian bichuwa/ bichwa?????? Dagger knife with a looped hilt and a recurved blade.It is named for its resemblance to. The sting of a scorpion, for which the Hindi name is bichua. The bichua usually has a narrow recurved blade and a simple looped handle. Bichua dagger as a common dagger featuring a double curved blade and a sword like guard, meaning an additional.
Protection of the hand in the form of a bow connecting the cross-guard and the pommel. The handle is decorated with pure silver inlaid koftgari artwork. It has a wooden handle with mehrun velvet on it.This is very beautiful piece. It has nice aging patina. Dagger weight :--- 0.220 gram (with scabbard). Dagger weight :--- 0.195 gram (without scabbard). Overall length :--- 13/ 33 cm.
Blade length :--- 8.5/ 22 cm. Blade material :--- Damascus steel. Handle material :--- iron handle silver damascened.Scabbard :--- wooden scabbard & red velvet cloth. I have described the item best as per my knowledge. Please check the picture carefully, it's part of description.