8 ¾” medially ridged blade of characteristic form. Finely fashioned hilt with diamond section grip expanding to form the divided filiform pommel. The cleavage spanned with an engraved faceted cone on spherical supports. The whole embellished with chisel work and applied for wire work. Silver scabbard with panels of minute silver wire and disks numbering well over 1000 individual pieces meticulously applied. Shallow dent to the scabbard edge and a few other small bruises. See The Arms of the Islamic World, Jacob, page 141 for an example matching in detail including the pommel form, identified as Arab, end of the 18th century.
Stock Number: A5630

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