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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 204

    A SWORD (SHAMSHIR) WITH WAVY BLADE

    IRAN AND INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SWORD (SHAMSHIR) WITH WAVY BLADE
    IRAN AND INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
    The Persian curved finely watered single-edged wavy blade with gold inscription cartouche giving the name 'Akbar Shah al-Sultan Mirza', the associated steel hilt with final knop with openwork and geometric registers, the knuckleguard with stylised openwork inscription with the name 'Ali and then the words nasr min Allah wa il-fath qarib, the quillions with fine cut steel finials, in black velvet cloth sheath
    35 5/8in. (90.5cm.) long


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