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Ottoman kilij, 18th-19th century, damascus / wootz steel blade, brass mounts with traces of gilding, spiral stitched leather on wood scabbard, horn grips with light restoration. Length is 37", blade is 31".

Ottoman shamshir century, damascus / wootz steel blade, brass mounts with traces of gilding, spiral stitched leather on wood scabbard, horn grips with light restoration. Length is blade is

OSMANLI BOYNUZ-HİLTED KILIÇ NADİR (YATAĞAN), TÜRKİYE, AH Tarihli 1181/1767 AD | lot | sotheby's

An Ottoman Yataghan dated to 1767 AD with a finely watered steel curved blade with a flat back edge and inscriptions and star motifs along both sides of the blade.

Shamshir Sword, a Persian blade

The original scimitar was called a shamshir, (which meant "lion's tail") and had a deeply curved blade that was almost a half circle. Developed in Persia, this type of blade was effective for draw cuts, but other than that, of limited utility.

"Directoire" Hussar Officer Sword.      Dated: circa 1795-1800.     Culture: French.

"Directoire" Hussar Officer Sword, French, from circa

Ottoman Kilij, 18th centurym detail view of the damascus steel blade, wood, turquoise, coral, emerald, gold, L. 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm), Met Museum.

Ottoman Kilij, centurym detail view of the damascus steel blade, wood…

Saber [Turkish] (36.25.1297) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ottoman Turkish Steel inlaid with gold, precious stones, fishskin L. cm) Bequest of George C.

Syrian saif, damascus steel blade, gold koftgari, Islamic stamps and callighraphy, horn handle covered with real silver, pommel and cross guard with silver designs, original scabbard, overall length 36"

Syrian saif, damascus steel blade, gold koftgari, Islamic stamps and…

Ottoman kalij,18th or early 19th century, blade of watered steel. Silver crossguard chased with florals. Hilt with gripscales of translucent brown horn, the bulbous pommel pierced for a lanyard and set with boteh-shaped silver panels; engraved silver spine. Scabbard fully sheathed in silver and decorated overall with chased repousse panels of floral meander and repeating designs within various borders. 34 inch blade.

Ottoman or early century, blade of watered steel.

shamshir

Ottoman kilij, century, curved, single and false edged blade with three…

Algerian nimcha saber, early 18th century, steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile, Length of blade, 21 in. (53.34 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. This distinctly North African sword, or nimcha, probably dates from around the battle of Oran (1732), when that city, a haven for Turkish pirates, was besieged by the Spanish. The openwork leather scabbard shows Ottoman influence.

Algerian nimcha saber, early 18th century, steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile, Length of blade, 21 in. (53.34 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. This distinctly North African sword, or nimcha, probably dates from around the battle of Oran (1732), when that city, a haven for Turkish pirates, was besieged by the Spanish. The openwork leather scabbard shows Ottoman influence.

The Bleeding Scimitar, a red blade with a red scabbard, used by a cruel swordsman in Molthaven

Ottoman kilij with shamshir blade, the Hermitage collection.

Espada tipo kalij, turca otomana con hoja persa - Incripción: "Obra de Assadollah"/"Representante del Sha de Abbas".

Ottoman kalij, the damascus steel blade is Persian and inscribed in gold:Amal-e…

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