The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sabre with scabbard
  • Sabre with scabbard
  • Assedallah of Isfahani , (blade)
  • Iran and India
  • 17th century (blade)
    18th century (mounts)
  • Walrus ivory, steel, inlaid gold, glass, wood, enamel, velvet, gold thread and enamelled silver
  • Length: 83.8 cm, blade
  • Inscription: Showing that it was made by Assad Ullah of Isphahan and dedicated to the Shah Abbas, Slave of Ali In gold
    Inscription: Talismanic square enclosing numbers '4, 2, 6, 8'
  • OA1398
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914