ANTIQUE, CENTRAL ASIAN, ISLAMIC SWORD SHASHKA, 18th-19th century

ANTIQUE, CENTRAL ASIAN, ISLAMIC SWORD SHASHKA, 18th-19th century

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ANTIQUE, CENTRAL ASIAN, ISLAMIC SWORD SHASHKA, 18th-19th century
ANTIQUE, CENTRAL ASIAN, ISLAMIC SWORD SHASHKA, 18th-19th century
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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  • Reference #
  • ES298
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 18th-19th century
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  • Condition
  • good