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Indian

Punch dagger 1400 - 1876

RCIN 11210

This punch dagger (katar) bears a sunken panel chiselled on each side with a cypress tree. The steel grip is overlaid with floral designs in gold.

It was presented to King Edward VII, when Prince of Wales, during his tour of India in 1875-76.