Fine Antique 18th C. Ottoman Turkish or Greek Wootz Yataghan Sword dagger with gold koftgari Dated 1690 (ID: is755)
Fine Antique 18th C. Ottoman Turkish or Greek Wootz Yataghan Sword dagger with gold koftgari Dated 1690
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A beautiful 18th C. Ottoman Turkish yataghan. This example is mounted with a wootz blade of very quality covered in gold koftgari on both sides. The blade displays a fine contrast and the fittings are chiseled and carved silver in the Greek Epiros style, the gold koftgari is in superb condition as well. The fittings are all in very fine condition except that the bottom scabbard fittings has split along the bottom from age, but this would be a very easy fix for a silversmith, and otherwise all fittings are in fine condition.
Dated 1102 Hijri=1690 AD
Overall length is 29", blade is 21".