Sabre (samsír)

Middle Eastern Collection

Accession Nr.: 74.2.1-2
Type: weapons and armament
Date of production:
18th-19th century
Place of production:
Materials/Techniques: steel, gold inlay, etching, horn, wood, leather
Dimensions: length:95 cm
width:6.5 cm
One side of the blade bears an etched inscription in Arabic and a medallion with duck; the other side carries two medallions: one framing a lion figure, another one contanining a text