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 18th century
  • Iron or steel, copper, gold, coloured stones, wood and velvet, engraved and damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 77.4 cm, blade
  • Inscription: 'Ali' In gold Koftgari work
  • OA1939
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914