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An Ottoman coral and turquoise-set sword and scabbard, Turkey, 18th/19th century
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An Ottoman coral and turquoise-set sword and scabbard, Turkey, 18th/19th century
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An Ottoman coral and turquoise-set sword and scabbard, Turkey, 18th/19th century
the curved steel blade with flat back edge and gold-overlaid inscription within fuller on edge to both sides, the hilt with a curved pommel and quillons set with a turquoise plaque featuring gilt inscription, set with ribbed drop-shaped coral beads and smaller, round turquoise beads, the scabbard decorated en-suite, with two suspension loops, the reverse with repoussé floral motifs, in a modern Asprey & Co. case
Quantity: 2
78.1cm. 
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inscriptions

Blade contains Qur’an 61:13 (in part), mixed with other undeciphered words. In the small cartouche on the blade is muhammad rasul allah, 'Muhammad is the Prophet of God'

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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