• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 537

    AN OTTOMAN WALRUS IVORY-HILTED YATAGHAN, TURKEY, DATED 1210AH/1795AD

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    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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