An ivory-hilted coral-inlaid steel Sword (yataghan) Turkey, dated AH 1198/ AD 1783(2)
Lot 205Y
An ivory-hilted coral-inlaid steel Sword (yataghan) Turkey, dated AH 1198/ AD 1783(2)
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 8,400 - 12,000
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An ivory-hilted coral-inlaid steel Sword (yataghan)
Turkey, dated AH 1198/ AD 1783
with long tapering single edged blade, incised with decoration consisting of a cartouche containing inscription and maker's mark on one side, a floral swag on the other, the steel hilt mounted with ivory, prominent ears forming the pommel, the ivory hilt decorated with appliqué silver rosettes mounted with coral, the leather scabbard with silver mounts decorated with appliqué silver and coral studs
75.5 cm.(2)
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