ANTIQUE MALAYAN ISLAMIC SWORD GALOK, 18th -19th c

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18th -19th century, Malayan, Islamic sword Galok.
DETAILS: very slightly curved blade with down turned tip, made of Damascus steel with Arabic inscriptions along both sides, horn hilt carved with foliate motifs extending from silver band, plain wooden sheath with silver mounts.
MEASUREMENTS: Total length with the scabbard is 61cm (24 inches)
REFERENCES: a similar Galok with Arabic inscriptions on the blade was in Islamic Art Sale–Christie’s London 19-20 April 1999 lot 404 at the price £ 4,000-6,000.

Item Details

Reference #:
ES306
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
18th-19th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
old patina
Material