Kora Sun mark
Gurung / Goorung, military tribe of Nepal / Nipal /Nepaul, Book of India, 1878. Gurkha.Antiques.com

The Goorung (Gurung) ethnic tribe of Nepal, famous for its high proportion in Gurkha Regiments since the early 1800`s. As seen most of them carry a Kora on the left side.

Kora Sword with Sun mark -

 

Forward curved blade of high quality. Full metal, "pagoda" tip, cylindrical cross guard and pommel with round handle, double fullerd & very sharp blade.

Marked with traditional nobility "Sun" possibly of the Suryavanshi lineage. Good condition anda exellent traditional Kora.

Early to mid 19th century.

Nepali origin.

Overall 69 cm long, 53cm blade, 7,5 cm wide tip.

 

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Gurkha / Nepal Kora / Khora Sword, forward curving, based on ancient indian sword, 18-19th century, Nepal. Gurkha-Antiques.com, surya / sun sign-mark, blade damascus, full
Gurkha / Nepal Kora / Khora Sword, forward curving, based on ancient indian sword, 18-19th century, Nepal. Gurkha-Antiques.com, surya / sun sign-mark, blade damascus, full front
Gurkha / Nepal Kora / Khora Sword, forward curving, based on ancient indian sword, 18-19th century, Nepal. Gurkha-Antiques.com, surya / sun sign-mark, handle
Gurkha / Nepal Kora / Khora Sword, forward curving, based on ancient indian sword, 18-19th century, Nepal. Gurkha-Antiques.com, surya / sun sign-mark, blade damascus, full
Gurkha / Nepal Kora / Khora Sword, forward curving, based on ancient indian sword, 18-19th century, Nepal. Gurkha-Antiques.com, surya / sun sign-mark
Gurkha / Nepal Kora / Khora Sword, forward curving, based on ancient indian sword, 18-19th century, Nepal. Gurkha-Antiques.com, surya / sun sign-mark, blade damascus/pattern wielded? close up

 

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