The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sword with scabbard
  • Sword with scabbard
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Turkey and Deccan, India
  • 18th century
  • Russet iron, watered steel, gold, silver, wood and velvet, damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 67.9 cm, blade
  • Inscription: Text and the date 'A.H. 1186' (A.D. 1770)
  • OA2238
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914