EASTERN SABRE "KILIJ
with blond horn padded handle with pommel. Silver plated metal frame and two straight quillons on the guard. Curved blade with flat back engraved with religious invocations inscribed in a cartouche on one side, and with damascened decoration of gold star, moon, foliage, fleurons, and lion mark "Assad Allah" with cartouche inscribed "Oh judge of needs". Wooden scabbard covered with used red morocco covered with metal trim with calligraphic and animal decoration embossed and chiselled. (Accidental handle, traces of oxidation, wear and tear).
A circa 1850.
A circa 1850 oriental "kilij" with his scabbard covered with red leather and metal elements.
LONG. 96 CM (37 13/16 IN.)
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