Post by Jack Loomes on Apr 14, 2014 6:15:27 GMT
Editor's Note: Translated from German by Google.
North Africa, 18th century.
Very slightly curved, single-edged blade with fullers on both sides double-edged point. At quart side approach Arab smith's mark etched on both sides as well as font and floral decoration.
Kordeldrahtumwickelter handle with engraved cross guard and pommel cap embossed in silver. Velvet-covered wooden scabbard with four floral-driven silver fittings. Velvet heavily rubbed, one carrying eye missing. Length 99 cm. 18th century. Straight single-edged Damascus blade with three deep grooves on each side. The obverse side shows an inscription and gold ornamentation. Typical brass hilt. Walrus ivory colored grip with bone inlays and one (damaged) turquoise. Leather covered wooden scabbard.
Length 99 cm.