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
  • Caucasus or Romania
  • 19th century
  • Steel, ivory, copper, ebony, gold, wood and Sagri, damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 80.6 cm, blade
  • Inscription: Couplets of Persian poetry In gold Koftgari work
    Inscription: 'BY MASTER ISMAIL'
    Inscription: 'THE SULTAN SON OF THE SULTAN NASR AL-DIN SHAH QAJAR'
  • OA2279
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914