Ayda Katti Indian Sword

Ayda Katti was a sword in the district of Kodagu in the Indian province of Karnataka . Large bent knife, with a cord on the concave side, dated “1806” and marked “GAP WATSON / INDIAN STAFF CORPS”, slightly enlarged base with a dorsal stripe, outlined and provided with a narrow neck. Brass ring with brushed bands. Knurled grip and fitted with a typical wide flat cusp-shaped capp, adorned with circles.
India, Beginning of the 19th Century
length 21 in.