The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
This object is currently being catalogued
  • Sword
  • This object is currently being catalogued
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Delhi, India and Europe
  • late 17th century (hilt)
    eraly 16th century (blade)
  • Iron or steel, velvet, gold, silk and gold, chiselled, engraved and damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 95.2 cm, blade
    Width: 6.3 cm, blade, at hilt
  • Inscription: 'OAN·HCDOFI+ID VN… / OAN·HCDOFN… / OAN·HCDOFI+ID VN…' with a cruciate form Chiselled
  • OA1873
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914