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