A Turkish Silver Mounted Shamshir
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A Turkish Silver Mounted Shamshir
Sold for £2,400 (US$ 4,029) inc. premium
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A Turkish Silver Mounted Shamshir
85cm triple-fullered and single edged earlier European blade double edged towards the point, retaining traces of etched decoration of scrolls towards the forte, and inlaid on either side with a panel of calligraphy and foliage in gold, the back edge also inlaid with foliage in gold, silver crossguard embossed with foliate scrolls and stamped with a tughra, two-piece horn grips, in its leather covered wood scabbard with silver locket and suspension mount embossed with scrolls, steel chape damascened with foliage in gold.
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