Antique Islamic Silver Sword Shamshir Arabian Saif

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An outstanding Antique 19th century Silver Islamic Sword Shamshir, Arabian –Saif .Details: Extremely long single–edged curved blade with three fullers. The hilt in characteristic Indo Persian Shamshir fashion with bone grips-scales retained by three silver rivets and enclosed by silver straps, solid silver cross-guard with short languets and long quillons of square section and knob finials, the silver pommel decorated in traditional manner connected by a double silver chain with the crossguard. Massive silver scabbard with wooden inserts is engraved with floral motifs and applied with two large mounts with loops for suspension. Condition: the sword is in very good condition except for one minor dents in the silver scabbard. Measurements: total length with the scabbard: 95cm (37 3/8 inches), the length without scabbard: 92 cm (36 1/4 inches), length of the blade approximately: 79.5cm (31 1/4 inches).

Item Details

Reference #:
ES379
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
19th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material