AN IVORY-HILTED WATERED-STEEL SWORD (SHAMSHIR) WITH ENAMELLE...

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£10000

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AN IVORY-HILTED WATERED-STEEL SWORD (SHAMSHIR) WITH ENAMELLED CROSS GUARD AND SCABBARD, PERSIA AND INDIA, PROBABLY LUCKNOW, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY



the hilt with cusped ivory grips set with enamelled cross guard, with a curved, single-edged, tapering watered-steel blade, the textile-set wooden scabbard with gold mounts finely enamelled with floral decoration, two hooks. the wooden and textile wrapped scabbard with gold and finely enamelled mounts depicting flowers with conforming floral decoration,



94.5cm.
Condition Report - Minor nicks due to the age and use of the piece. PROVENANCE - EX PRIVATE COLLECTION SWITZERLAND

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Auction Date: 30th Jul 2021 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
30th Jul 2021 10am (Lots 1 to 130)