×
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots

A FINE MUGHAL SHAMSHIR SWORD

Lot 0278
The characteristic hilt of grey jade set with rubies. The fine, deeply-curved blade wrought of dramatically-patterned wootz damascus steel and inlaid in gold with ALLAH! within a Seal of Solomon; on the left side and a cartouche inscribed in gold, THERE IS NO HERO LIKE ‘ALI AND NO SWORD LIKE ZUL FAQAR! together with the date, YEAR 1037 (1627/8 c.e.) In its velvet-covered wooden scabbard with gilt braid. Dated 1627/8. Minor wear, scabbard likely a working life replacement. Overall length 85cm. Condition III

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.9%

A FINE MUGHAL SHAMSHIR SWORD

Estimate $800 - $1,000May 19, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Oliver S Pinchot PhD
Director and Specialist
1910 Thomes ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001
United States
Ask a Question|