Fine 18th C. Antique Persian Safavid Watered Steel Wootz Shamshir Sword (ID: is952)
Fine 18th C. Antique Persian Safavid Watered Steel Wootz Shamshir Sword
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A very fine 18th Persian Safavid era shamshir. This example is fitted with a beautiful Persian wootz blade displaying the original gold inlaid cartouche, possibly noted as Assadullah. The blade has fine top level fullers along its length on both sides and displays a very rich wootz pattern throughout.
The grip scales are bone and the crossguard also displays a watered steel wootz pattern. Completely tight and original condition.
Overall length is 38", blade is 33".