Lot 1011

A Syrian shamshir with silver inlays, Ottoman period, 19th century

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

Hammer price € 2,600

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Heavy smooth blade of beautiful wootz Damascus steel with iron quillons decorated with flowers inlaid in silver. Hilt with silver wire wrap and two horn grip scales inlaid with brass and pewter, the grip strap engraved with flowers and the pommel cap both made of silver. On the leather-covered wooden scabbard stitched with wire two suspension bars and fittings of iron with ornamental silver inlays. Blade minimally pitted on the reverse of the base. Length 99.5 cm.

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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.