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An Ottoman jewelled presentation sword (kilij) and scabbard, signed by Ahmed, Turkey, dated 1121 AH/1709-10 AD, with European blade
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An Ottoman jewelled presentation sword (kilij) and scabbard, signed by Ahmed, Turkey, dated 1121 AH/1709-10 AD, with European blade
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An Ottoman jewelled presentation sword (kilij) and scabbard, signed by Ahmed, Turkey, dated 1121 AH/1709-10 AD, with European blade
the silver hilt, quillons and scabbard with chased decoration of floral stems, set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds, reverse of hilt with inscription and figure at head, with seventeenth century ridged European blade with false edge and fullers, suspension rings on scabbard and openwork motif at chape, stamped with tughras and maker's marks
99cm. 
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Provenance

Sotheby’s, London, 16 April 1987, lot 145.

Catalogue Note

inscriptions

'Made for Khalil Pasha'


Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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London