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Islamic Arms And Armour, A Fine Probably Zand Dynasty Ivory-Hilted Wootz Steel (Jawher) Blade With Gold Damascene Inlay Cavalier Sword (Shamshir) Signed By The Persian Arms Master Asadullah Or Assadolllah (أسد الله) Persia, Dated 181=1181 AH. = 1767 AD.

Dimensions:

Overall length 106 CM.
Width of blade at the hilt 4 CM.
Hilt Length 7.5 CM.

Condition: Very Good

References:

For almost identical and other related swords and from the same period please see Arms and Armour from Iran, By Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani, The Bronze Age To The End Of The Qajar Period, Legat, 2006. Examples from The Military Museum Of Tehran.
Shamshirs Attributed to the Iranian Kings and Rulers, The shamshir of Karim Khan Zand, cat. Nos. 122, 123, 124, 126, 129, 132 & 134 pages 492, 494, 495, 498, 501, 504 & 507.


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  • Identification Number: 315


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