Lot 480

*A ceremonial shamshir
Jordan type sword, 20th century
Thick curved steel blade, engraved on the plate with a large Arabic inscription 'nasta'liq', signed. The gilt bronze frame has a curved hilt and a handle with a curved pommel, with filigree decoration. The wooden scabbard is covered in gilt silver with floral filigree decoration enhanced by black glass cabochons. In its "micro-mosaic" khatemkari box lined with moiré red velvet.
L. 100 cm
Dimension box: 120x25x9 cm.

A Shamshir ceremonial sword, Jordan, 20th century