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
  • Southeastern Europe
  • early 19th century
  • Silver, gold, iron or steel, turquoises, coloured stones and wood, etched, embossed and chased
  • Length: 85 cm, blade
  • Inscription: Text from the Koran in Arabic and Syrian Etched
  • OA1786
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914