The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Scimitar with scabbard
  • Scimitar with scabbard
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Venice, Italy
  • probably c. 1550 (hilt (Italian))
  • Steel, gold, silver, copper alloy, enamel, wood and velvet, inlaid, hatched, chiselled, enamelled and gilded
  • Length: 86.7 cm, blade
    Width: 3.4 cm
    Weight: 1.14 kg
  • Incised mark: '1618' in Oriental style
    Inscription: 'Ya fata' In Arabic, translation 'Oh Victory'
    Label: 'R.W. / F.D.' Wired on
  • A713
  • European Armoury I
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