The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Short sword with scabbard
  • Short sword with scabbard
  • Husain Qualfa
  • early 19th century
  • Steel, silver, gold, walrus ivory and wood, embossed and chased
  • Length: 58.4 cm, blade
  • Inscription: Turkish In gold wire
    Inscription: 'Hossein' and date
  • OA2061
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914