Poignard Ottoman avec inscription '1125AH' ou '1713AD' - A Ottoman dagger with inscription and date 1125 (1713AD)
Lot 85*
A large silver mounted Ottoman Dagger (jambiyya) Turkey or the Balkans, dated AH 1125/AD 1713-14
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 8,400 - 12,000
amended
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Poignard Ottoman avec inscription '1125AH' ou '1713AD' - A Ottoman dagger with inscription and date 1125 (1713AD) Poignard Ottoman avec inscription '1125AH' ou '1713AD' - A Ottoman dagger with inscription and date 1125 (1713AD)
Lot Details
A large silver mounted Ottoman Dagger (jambiyya)
Turkey or the Balkans, dated AH 1125/AD 1713-14
the tapering double-edged blade curving upward, each face with central ridge, the forte with gold overlaid decoration, the silver hilt and scabbard with fine repoussé rocaille decoration, the scabbard with silver filigree mounts, assay and old maker's marks
46cm. long

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions comprise:

    Benedictory verses in Turkish,
    Signed 'amal akram (?) sana 1125
    "Work of Akram (Ekrem) (?), year 1125 (1713-14)"

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this lot is subject to 5% import tax on the hammer price.
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