The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sabre
  • Sabre
  • Kalb'ali
  • Iran and India
  • early 17th century (persian blade)
    late 18th or early 19th century (hilt and mounts)
  • Silver, gold, enamel and steel of Isphahan watering, enamelled
  • Length: 88.2 cm, blade
  • Inscription: 'Kulba-Ali'
    Inscription: 'Ya Kazie-ul-Hajat' A passage from the Koran in praise of God
  • OA1629
  • Oriental Armoury