Rare Year 1223=1808 Islamic Ottoman Turkish YATAGAN Sword, Gold & Silver Inlaid. Please Check back regularly for new listings of quality weapons. A very good and rare example of traditional Ottoman form with large eared grips, having repousse silver side-straps and ferrule area extending to the lower blade panels, all decorated with floral motives.Blade of fantastic quality, of typical re-curved form with finely chiseled spine, both sides with extensive gold and silver inlaid decorations including multiple Koranic passages and Islamic calligraphy among scrolls and ornamental designs, Maker's name cartouche and an Arabic year 1223 which corresponds to 1808 in Gregorian calendar. Minimal wear to the inlays with some silver tarnish which can be cleaned to the new owner's choice to reveal all the original bright silver, nice rich patina to the steel. Solid and intact overall and with its original leather over wood scabbard, tip lacking. Overall : 30" Blade : 23 1/2". Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Rare Year 1223=1808 Islamic Ottoman Turkish YATAGAN Sword, Gold & Silver Inlaid" is in sale since Friday, February 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items". The seller is "antiqueblades" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.