A Persian Shamshir
Lot 108Y
A Persian Shamshir
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,361) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Persian Shamshir
19th Century
With curved single-edged blade finely watered with Jacob's Ladder pattern, the hilt comprising quillon-block decorated with engraved and gilt foliage against an etched ground, pointed langets and tapering quillons with button terminals, grip-strap en suite with the quillon-block (worn and partly replaced), and replacement ivory grip-scales, in its leather-covered wooden scabbard with original suspension mounts decorated en suite, and plain iron chape of diamond section
85.5 cm. blade
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