Shashka Antique 19th century Russian Sword

Shashka Antique 19th century Russian Sword

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Shashka Antique 19th century Russian Sword
Shashka Antique 19th century Russian Sword
Shashka Antique 19th century Russian Sword
Shashka Antique 19th century Russian Sword

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Authentic Antique 18th -19th century Russian Asiatic sword 'Shashka' from the former Russian Empire. DETAILS: A slightly curved single edged blade decorated on both sides with four hand chiseled cartouches with a scene depicting a lion pursuing a deer. The ricasso is stamped with the maker's name inscribed in Arabic letters. The hilt is with dark brown wooden grip-scales with a characteristic hooked bifurcated pommel. The sword is with its original black leather covered wooden scabbard.
CONDITION: The sword is in good condition except for a small crack in the blade with an old repair by brass.
MEASUREMENTS: The overall length with the scabbard is 90.3 cm (35 ½ in). The overall length without the scabbard is 89.6 cm (35 3/8 in).
REFERENCES: Similar sword is published in “The Lyle Official Arms & Armour Review 1983” page 114 identified as Caucasian Shasqua. These types of Shashka were also used by the Russian Central Asian Cossacks. Reference: Lebedynsky (3) page75 and 76.

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • E373
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 19th century
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  • Condition
  • good