Wonderful 19th C. Imperial Russian Silver Hallmarked Shashka Sword (ID: rs535)
Wonderful 19th C. Imperial Russian Silver Hallmarked Shashka Sword
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A very fine example of a 19th C. Dagestan of Cherkessian made Imperial Russian shashqa. This example is fully hallmarked on all the silver parts and displays fine silver chiselling and niello. The blade is a fine German trade blade with the Solingen wolf, and the blade is mounted to the handle with old whitish material usually used on Caucasian and Persian sword. Very fine original sword in excellent condition.
русская кавказская шашка
Overall length is 36", blade is 29"