An Omani Broadsword
Lot 103
An Omani Broadsword
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Omani Broadsword
17th Century
With tapering double-edged blade with central fuller over each face of the forte incised with indistinct letters and with a mark beyond, iron hilt comprising shouldered quillon-block pierced with a hole on each side above short drop-shaped quillons, a mount beneath for fitting over the throat of the scabbard, faceted helmet-shaped pommel, and tubular grip now covered in leather (worn and pitted overall)
70.5 cm. blade


  • For a very similar example see Bonhams Bond Street, The Jacques Desenfans Collection, 18 April 2008, lot 211
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