Rare 19th C. Arabian Shamshir with wootz blade and fittings, and solid silver scabbard (ID: is987)
Rare 19th C. Arabian Shamshir with wootz blade and fittings, and solid silver scabbard
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A quite rare early 19th C. Arabian or Yemeni shamshir with a very fine wootz blade, crossguard and scabbard fittings. The scabbard is solid silver mounted with chiseled designs and with silver point work that recall certain Yemeni jambiyas.
The blade displays a fine Persian wootz pattern throughout and has almost no signficant pitting or age darkening. A fine condition blade.
Very fine overall condition and overall length of 38".