"Gurkha Kukri Kothimora"
Post WW 2 Kothimora Kukri with golden crossed Kukri knifes and silver decoration.
A beautiful Kothimora style Gurkha Kukri knife, post World War 2, with black horn handle, complete with karda and chakmak, all in very good condition and excellent silver art work on scabbard.
Overall: 36 cm long Kukri
In Scabbard: 38 cm
Blade: 25,5 cm long, belly of blade 4,5 cm, spine thickness 0,8 cm
Handle: 10,5 cm (incl. bolster)
The Kothimora Kukri is traditionally carried by Kings, Nobility and higher Military Officers. In the Gurkha Regiments it is also given as gifts and presented upon retirement. More about the Kothimora can be found by pressing here.
The beautiful Scabbard is dressed in blood red velvet. It is covered in silver art work showing; Lion/Tiger head, Crossed Kukri knifes over a six pointed star,
Peacocks, shield crest, floral patterns and a silver band around.
The Kukri itself is a showpiece of excellent workmanship of the post-WW2 Era.
The blade in Sirupate style shows traditional features, long, slim and lethal.
The Kukri blade is decorated towards the spine with motives containing brass.
Karda and Chakmak (the two small knifes) are both in fine condition and have wooden handles. The black Kothimora quality horn handle of the Kukri has creamish and green stains.
A fantastic Kothimora Kukri of the post WW2 period.