Lot n° 69
1000 - 1200
Result with fees
: 3 640EUR
SABRE (SHAMSHIR) AVEC UNE LAME SIGNEÉ : ASAD-ALLAH
THE SCABBARD WITH TUGHRA AND SAH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN ART, PERIOD OF SULTAN ABDULMEÇID I (1839-1861)
Single-edged curved blade in finely damascened steel, decorated with several inscriptions, one of which bears the mark of the famous Asad-Allah workshop. Blond bovine horn handle (NR). Original leather scabbard, with gilded silver and gold-damascened copper fittings, stamped with several tughras and sahs.
Length: 103 cm.
Collection of a Greek officer (pre-1912). Then by descent.
1. عمل اسدالله : Made by Asad Allah (the legendary blacksmith of Safavid Iran).
3. لا فتی إلا علی : There is no hero other than ʿAli
3. لا سیف إلا ذوالفقار / There is no sword but Dha al- faqar
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