The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Talwar with scabbard
  • Talwar with scabbard
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Iran
  • 17th century
  • Watered steel, gold, silver, wood and velvet, embroidered and damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 83.8 cm, blade
  • Inscription: 'Assad Ullah, Isphahan'
    Inscription: 'Shah Abbas Banda i Shah i vilya' 'Abbas slave of the Shah of Persia' or 'Slave of the Shah Abbas of Persia'
  • OA1443
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914