The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Knife with scabbard
  • Knife with scabbard
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Turkey
  • 19th century
  • Iron or steel, silver, gold, turquoise, wood and velvet, chased and damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 46.9 cm, blade
    Width: 5.7 cm, blade, at hilt
  • Inscription: Long text in Persian and Turkish In gold Koftgari work
  • OA1933
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914