Nepalese giant kukhri

length: 27 1/2"
blade: 21 3/4"
blade width: 2 5/8"
grip and pommel: 5 3/4"
weight: 2 lb 8.8 oz

Mid 19th century Nepalese kukhri of unusual size. 1/4" thick heavy blade, nickel silver grip with brass ferrule and brass butt-cap. A very beefy blade, may have been used for ritual slaughter instead of combat.