Lot 1008

An Ottoman silver-mounted shamshir, circa 1820

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A89aw | Live auction | 322 Lots

Starting Price € 4,200

Countdown for bids : 8 days and 16 hours left

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Description

Slender, single-edged blade made of splendid wootz-Damascus, the silver quillons chased with floral ornaments. Rhinoceros horn grip plates with a florally engraved, silver grip frame. The leather-covered wooden scabbard stitched with wire, the silver fittings embellished with hammered floral décor and each hallmarked with two silver stamps. Length 96 cm.

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General Information

The auction includes 322 lots and starts on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1322. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.