Antique 19th century Nepalese Gurkha combat knife kukri / Khukuri. A good quality hand forged single edge very sharp steel blade of characteristic re-curved form and graceful profile with a long shallow fuller, cut with two short fullers along the back-edge; mounted in a horn hilt with brass ferula and cup with bulbous iron pommel.
Original velvet covered wooden scabbard with brass chapes and two small knives in leather casing.
CONDITION: showing the age and usage, the hilt with age crack, chipped near the brass cup. Otherwise in good condition considering its age of over 100 years.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length with the scabbard: 38cm (15 in), overall length without the scabbard: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 in).
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