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With double-edged blade towards the tip of finely watered steel, chiselled with designs of scrollwork on each side and decorated with gold damascene flowing leaves and a cartouche with the inscription ‘Masha’Allah‘. The hilt consisting a silver-gilt ferrule decorated with geometric patterns, and mottled grey agate grip set with rubies on top. With superbly cast and chased silver mounted wooden scabbard stamped with a tughra.
|Location of Origin: Middle East / Western Asia / Northern Africa|
|Medium/Materials: steel, gold, silver-gilt, rubies, wood|
|Dimensions: Height with scabbard: 44 cm / 17.3 in Height with mount: 48 cm / 18.9 in|
|Primary Classification: Asian Art : Middle East|
|Secondary Classification: Arms, Armor, and Militaria : Edged Weapons|
|Illustrated:Islamiske vaben I dansk privateje, Udstilling pa Davids Samling. Islamic Arms and Armour from private Danish Collections. Published Copenhagen, 1982 nr.39, page. 179|
|Provenance: Jean Pozzi Collection, France, 1970’s|
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