Lot 464

Nimcha
Morocco, early 19th century
Sword with blond horn hilt, the hilt in copper and cloisonné enamels, the quillons inlaid with gold interlacing forming a rich decoration of starry polygons. Blade with a punch, highly oxidized. Leather scabbard. Accidents and misses.
Dim. 95cm

A horn-hilted Nimcha, typical iran quillon with enamlled guard, Morocco, early 19th Century