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Catalogue - Splendor of the Orient

6. Ottoman Officer Sabre, Mamluk blade by Ibrahim al-Malik, 15th c.

6. Ottoman Officer Sabre, Mamluk blade by Ibrahim al-Malik, 15th c.

( ID: mc1255 )

Overall dimensions: 92.75 cm Blade dimensions: 76.2 cm Weight: 2.2 lbs Price on request Ottoman swords with original Mamluk period blades are rarities on the market. The example we are proud to offer is a 19th century Ottoman sabre with a blade made by one of the most well-known Mamluk period smiths, Ibrahim al-Malik. While the signature of the smith and some of the inscriptions have rubbed off from five centuries of use, this example has all of the physical and stylistic attributes of Mamluk era blades and those specifically attributed to Ibrahim al-Malik. Swords by him can be f...