The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sabre with scabbard
  • Sabre with scabbard
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • India
  • late 17th century (hilt)
  • Indian watered steel, silver, wood and gold, chased, gilded and damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 76.8 cm, blade
    Width: 4.4 cm, blade
  • Inscription: 'If God wills Victory is ours and is nigh' and 'J. R. M. St. Ledger 1808 A.D.' In Arabic letters
    Signature: 'Assad Ullah Isphahan'
  • OA1518
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914