Editor's Note: Text translated by Google from the original Italian.
Dating: late nineteenth century.
Description: Interesting blade damask (XV-XVII century), flat, straight, two-wire with four punches bearing inscriptions in Arabic; handle covered with foil in white metal (silver?) with remnants of gilding, decorated with floral engravings; wooden scabbard covered with velvet mounts decorated en suite.
See "Islamic and Oriental Arms and Armour" by Robert Hales, page 240, nr. 591.