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
  • Watered steel, buffalo horn, gold, wood, metal and shagreen, damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 82.5 cm, blade
  • Inscription: The names Allah, Mohamed and Calif in Arabic and the name of the maker Assad Allah of Ispahan
    Inscription: 'tarîkh Muhammad Sultân'
  • OA1996
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914