Indo-Persian Shamshir Kilij *(#53400)
The curved single edged Damascus steel blade with gold and silver inlay with invocation in Arabic reading O, Alla! on the flat of the blade, and marked on the spine J13 1897 (probably an inventory or collection mark), a gold and silver inlaid iron cross guard and carved black horn grip with incised animal and foliate decoration, the red velvet scabbard with similar silver and gold inlay metal mounts. Blade length 31 1/2 inches, overall length 39 inches. Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are provided by request as a courtesy to our clients, as such any condition report is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free of defects, imperfections, restoration, wear and tear, or the effects of aging. Capo Auction shall have no responsibility for any error or omission, additionally all lots are sold As Is and in accordance with the conditions of sale.
High Estimate $2500
Low Estimate $2000