STUNNING ANTIQUE ISLAMIC KILIJ / PALA SWORD. GORGEOUS WEAPON, DEFINITELY INDICATOR OF WEALTH AND HIGH SOCIAL STATUS. TURKISH OTTOMAN, CIRCA LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY - OVER 200 YEARS OLD. SILVER KOFTGARI DECORATION ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BLADE. CATTLE IS A LARGE DOMESTIC FARM ANIMAL KEPT FOR THEIR MILK OR MEAT.
THIS ANIMAL IS NOT THREATENED OR ENDANGERED OR PROTECTED BY CITES, THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT, OR ANY OTHER STATE, FEDERAL, OR INTERNATIONAL LAWS. MAGNIFICENT, CHARACTERISTIC FORM HAND FORGED BLADE WITH SILVER KOFTGARI DECORATION ON BOTH SIDES. BLADE MAYBE OF DAMASCUS WATERED STEEL, BUT WE CAN NOT GUARANTEE THAT (needs proper etching and polishing in order to find out). ORIGINAL LEATHER OVER WOOD SCABBARD WITH SILVER (or silver-plated) FITTINGS.
SILVER COLOR BACKSTRAP ON HILT. (89.2 cm) LONG IN SCABBARD (straight line). (87.3 cm) LONG OUT OF SCABBARD. BLADE IS ABOUT 28 3/8 in. SWORD IS IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL ANTIQUE CONDITION WITH NORMAL EXPECTED CHARMING AGE WEAR.
SILVER KOFTGARI DECORATION ON BLADE SHOWS SIGNIFICANT WEAR. MAGNIFICENT BLADE IS IN EXCELLENT UNCLEANED ANTIQUE CONDITION. HORN GRIP PANELS SHOW AGE WEAR. ORIGINAL LEATHER OVER WOOD SCABBARD IS NEAR EXCELLENT, SHOWS MINOR AGE WEAR.VERY FINE QUALITY EXAMPLE - ABSOLUTELY STUNNING! Your satisfaction is very important to us. Items must be in their original condition with similar of our packing. Although every effort is made to ensure accurate dimensions and weights, the figures shown should always be treated as approximate. The pictures should be considered as part of the item description. We do not take responsibility for any personal or third party losses. The item "ANTIQUE ISLAMIC SWORD TURKISH OTTOMAN SILVER KOFTGARI Kilij Pala Shamshir Dagger" is in sale since Tuesday, January 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Middle Eastern". The seller is "silverapple" and is located in PA. This item can be shipped worldwide.