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Rare 19th C. Arabian Shamshir with wootz blade and fittings, and solid silver scabbard

( ID: is987 )

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".

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