A RARE MUGHAL ZULFIKAR SHAMSHIR The hilt of characteristic form, the elephant grips with fingerstalls and tassel intact, the engraved brass guard with rolled quillons. The fine, long, curved, single-edged blade engraved overall and serrated along both edges, with characteristic bifurcated and profiled tip. Retains its sharp edge. 18th century. Light wear, repair to pommel. Overall length 99.2 cm.