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
  • Turkey
  • 19th century
  • Russet iron, buffalo horn, gold, wood and shagreen
  • Length: 81.2 cm, blade
  • Inscription: Text from the Koran in Arabic and the date 'A.H. 1251' Finely engraved
  • OA1994
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914