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Two Turkish Yataghans Both 19th Century

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Schätzpreis: 0 £
Zuschlagspreis:  840 £
ca. 1.670 $
Los-Nr. 60Y, Aufrufe: 19

The first with slightly recurved single-edged blade with narrow fuller along the back on each side, both sides damascened in silver with foliate panels (worn) enclosing Arabic calligraphy along one side, almost certainly the owner's and maker's names, the forte on one side deeply struck with bladesmith's mark, and iron hilt with characteristic 'eared' walrus-ivory grip-scales (repaired, one ear reduced), in later wooden scabbard covered in green velvet with silver locket and chape embossed with foliage, the latter with monsterhead finial; the second with similar blade damascened in gold with foliate panels on each side, either side of a panel containing Arabic calligraphy, probably the owner's and maker's names, a shaped panel either side of the forte en suite, and gold-damascened hilt (repair) with 'eared' walrus-ivory grip-scales, in its wooden scabbard covered in black leather with white-metal locket and chape each engraved with wrigglework (2) 56 cm. and 53.5 cm. blades

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Auktionshaus: Bonhams London
Titel: Antique Arms & Armour
Auktionsdatum: 23.07.2008
Adresse: Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge Montpelier Street Knightsbridge London SW7 1HH Tel: +44 20 7393 3900 Fax : +44 20 7393 3905 [email protected]