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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8


    DATED 1197 AH (CIRCA 1783 AD)

    Price Realised  


    DATED 1197 AH (CIRCA 1783 AD)
    With curved blade, both sides with a decorated calligraphic panel in gold koftgari running over the greater length of the back-edge, and with two further brief inscriptions within gold koftgari cartouches at the forte (the cutting edge chipped, small rust patches), iron hilt retaining some koftgari patterns (rubbed), ivory grip-scales, and in its original leather-covered wooden scabbard with russet-iron mounts decorated throughout with panels of gold koftgari scrollwork.
    31½in (80cm) blade

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