The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • North India
  • 18th century (hilt)
    18th century (blade)
    19th century (gold decoration)
  • Blued steel, gold, stones and velvet, chiselled, fluted, engraved and damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 34 cm, blade
  • OA1496
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914