Lot 4171

A Moroccan/Tunisian gold-mounted yatagan, circa 1800

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Hammer price € 2,800

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Description

Typical, slightly curved single-edged blade of dark grey wild Damascus steel, separately forged, long-stranded edge. The obverse with gold-inlaid religious inscription "Nasr min Allah wa fath karib", the reverse with a gold-inlaid six-pointed star. The forte with rich floral engravings applied in solid gold. Gold grip strap engraved with flowers, riveted rhinoceros horn grip panels, a restored tip at the pommel. Length 79 cm.

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The auction includes 416 lots and starts on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4416. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.