An Ottoman ivory-hilted steel Sword (yataghan) signed by the maker 'Uthman and the owner Ibrahim Agha Turkey, dated AH 1266/ AD 1849-50
Lot 204Y
An Ottoman ivory-hilted steel Sword (yataghan) signed by the maker 'Uthman and the owner Ibrahim Agha Turkey, dated AH 1266/ AD 1849-50
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 4,700 - 6,200

Lot Details
An Ottoman ivory-hilted steel Sword (yataghan) signed by the maker 'Uthman and the owner Ibrahim Agha
Turkey, dated AH 1266/ AD 1849-50
the tapering steel blade engraved with an inscription-filled cartouche, the bifurcated ivory hilt and forte with gilt-metal mounts set with corals and applied with filigree and twisted wire decoration
80 cm. long

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions consist of an invocation to Mohammed to intercede in Ottoman Turkish; and on the other side of the blade, 'The work of 'Uthman (Osman), owner Ibrahim Agha, AH 1266 (AD 1849-50)'.
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