The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Sword
  • Ustad Ismail
  • Ali Akbar
  • West Iran
  • 2nd half of 19th century
  • Horn, brass, steel and gold
  • Length: 83.8 cm, blade
    Width: 3.8 cm, blade, at hilt
  • Inscription States that it is the work of Ustad Ismail and Ali Akbar in the time of Nasserud-din Shah and was made to the order of one Mussa.
    Inscription: 'Nâzir al-din Shâh, Sultan son of the Sultan'
  • OA1746
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914