19C Caucasian Shaska / Shasqa With Islamic
Silverwork, For Sale
In good condition, a 19th Century Caucasian Shaska / Shasqa /
Shasqua with 5 Wisdoms of Islam Silverwork
A big, heavy, superb Caucasian Shaska / Shasqa / Shasqua with silver
Islamic detail to the blade, including the "5 Wisdoms of Islam"
(also known as the "Lion and Sun motif" which may be familiar
to you as it is seen on the Iranian national flag).
The 34 3/4 inch blade is in good though aged condition, one side's
silverwork better than the other, firm in the hilt. The browned
/ bronzed steel hilt with koftgari decoration is worn and dented
but still sound.
This is a lot of sword for just £1000. Please quote item
reference V07. Further / full sized images available upon request.
Box 0952-121x19x17 (1.868).