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A TURKISH SILVER-MOUNTED SHAMSHIR STRUCK WITH THE TUGHRA OF ABD-AL-HAMID II
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A TURKISH SILVER-MOUNTED SHAMSHIR STRUCK WITH THE TUGHRA OF ABD-AL-HAMID II

LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A TURKISH SILVER-MOUNTED SHAMSHIR STRUCK WITH THE TUGHRA OF ABD-AL-HAMID II
Late 19th Century
With curved blade of watered steel decorated with a series of gold-damascened panels on both sides, one filled with a Turkish inscription, the hilt encased in silver chased with flowers, fitted with silver guard cast in low relief with bouquets and leafy branches, in its original leather-covered scabbard mounted en suite with the hilt, retaining its original decorative knot of gold and silver thread, and the hilt and scabbard mounts retaining some of their gold-washed finish
30¾in. (78.1cm.) blade
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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