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With dark horn grips and characteristic Ottoman brass mounts. The blade forged of Persian wootz steel visible at the forte and boldly chiseled with a pair of cartouches at the right forte, O JUDGE OF NEEDS!, the lower containing a pictogram of a lion, with bordered back fullers and areas of original finish. In its leather-covered wooden scabbard with brass mounts. First half of the 19th century. Light wear, blade with sharpening marks. Overall length 97.6 cm. Condition III

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$350.00

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  • 24.9%

AN OTTOMAN SHAMSHIR SWORD

Estimate $700 - $900May 19, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Oliver S Pinchot PhD
Director and Specialist
1910 Thomes ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001
United States
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