Rare Indo Persian Sword Shamshir 18th century
Very unusual and rare Indo Persian Shamshir sword made of Damascus steel wootz. The blade is in good condition except for a pitted section on one side. The sword has a very unusual type of cross guard, very long and solid, engraved and gold inlaid. The bone grip is made in the shape of a bird, with some old age cracks as shown in the picture. The wooden scabbard is covered with silk brocade which is worn out in some areas. The iron fittings on the scabbard do not match, the top fitting with the suspension ring is deeply chiselled and gold inlaid, the large fitting at the end of the scabbard has rust and no patterns. Measured in a straight line, the entire length of the sword out of the scabbard is 35 ½. The length of the blade is 30 ½. All our artefacts are accompanied by a Certificate Of Authenticity.
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