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A LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY OTTOMAN (TURKEY) GOLD DAMASCENED SWORD (SHAMSHIR)

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A LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY OTTOMAN (TURKEY) GOLD DAMASCENED SWORD (SHAMSHIR)
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A LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY OTTOMAN (TURKEY) GOLD DAMASCENED SWORD (SHAMSHIR)

A LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY OTTOMAN (TURKEY) GOLD DAMASCENED SWORD (SHAMSHIR)

the horn hilt inlaid with gilt metal, the single-edged curved steel blade of tapering form, with gold damascened decoration to both sides of floral sprays and with lines of inscription which read Qur'an, sura II, al-baqarah, part of verse 249,
83.5 cm. long


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Formerly in the collection of Oliver Hoare (1945-2018), London.

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A LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY OTTOMAN (TURKEY) GOLD DAMASCENED SWORD (SHAMSHIR)

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A LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY OTTOMAN (TURKEY) GOLD DAMASCENED SWORD (SHAMSHIR)

A LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY OTTOMAN (TURKEY) GOLD DAMASCENED SWORD (SHAMSHIR)

the horn hilt inlaid with gilt metal, the single-edged curved steel blade of tapering form, with gold damascened decoration to both sides of floral sprays and with lines of inscription which read Qur'an, sura II, al-baqarah, part of verse 249,
83.5 cm. long


Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Oliver Hoare (1945-2018), London.

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