18th Century Unusual / Bespoke Silver Ottoman
In very good condition, a superb 18th Century Unusual / Bespoke
Silver Ottoman Yataghan.
THe original owner obviously has the walrus tusk hilt built to
his own specification. This is one rare sword. The blade decoration
has a reasonable silver content (see acid test result below).
The 19 1/2 inch blade with Arabic type script and maker's mark
is in good condition and firm in the hilt. The hilt in very good
condition and all firm. The leather and metalwork scabbard is very
good. The sword sheathes and draws well.
A really rare and beautiful sword for only £? (too late,
now sold). Please quote item reference S44 (0664). Further / full
sized pictures available upon request.