16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
AN OTTOMAN WALRUS IVORY-HILTED YATAGHAN, TURKEY, DATED 1210AH/1795AD
With curved single-edged steel blade and brass fittings, inscribed to blade with maker Haj Noah, owner Khalil Bahlawan and year 1210AH/1795AD, the pommel of ivory with brass pins, with silver sheath with repoussé decoration to end with dragon-shaped terminal, a series of five rope-style bands at top - 30in (76.2cm) long
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