Lot 3012

An Omani Mamluk sword, 17th century

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A94aw | Live auction | 162 Lots

Description

Double edged blade (pitted, damaged point) of lenticular cross section. The base with three dots inlaid in brass on both sides. Sturdy, short quillons with rain guard, octagonal iron grip. The octagonal, peaked pommel with silver ornament inlaid on the obverse. Length 83 cm. Rare Islamic sword in the early form with straight blade. A similar sword can be found in the Furusiyya Collection "L'art des chevaliers en pays d'Islam", p. 79, no. 43.

Condition: III + Questions about the lot?

General Information

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