ANTIQUE, CENTRAL ASIAN, ISLAMIC SWORD SHASHKA, 18th-19th century
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18th-19th century scarce central Asian Islamic Turkmen sabre 'Shashka' from the former Russian Empire.
DETAILS: slightly curved single edged blade with one narrow central fuller stamped on the ricasso with a maker name inscribed in Arabic letters. The hilt with dark brown wooden grip-scales with a characteristic hooked bifurcated pommel.
MEASUREMENTS: the overall length without scabbard 90,5 cm (35 5/8 in)
REFERENSES: Lebedynsky (3) p.75 & 76, shows that these types of Shashka were also used by the Russian Cossacks in Central Asia.
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