Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Please Check back regularly for new listings of quality weapons. Early example of the Indo-Persian shamshir saber having various features typical of the 17th and early 18th century sabers, very distinctive iron mounts having down turned guard finials in the form of the beast heads with partially worn gold koftgari work to the guard and side straps of the grip, fine grips of very early style and very early iron suspension mounts of the scabbard with later fabric and brass drag. Mounted with a very broad curved large fullered blade showing interesting watered patterns of damascus steel, exhibiting nice gray patina evenly distributed throughout the length and featuring slightly broadened tip area of the blade. Overall solid and intact with original wood of the scabbard having some wear consistent with the age.
Blade 29 1/2" and impressive 1 5/8" at the widest point towards the tip area. The item "Very Nice 17th-18th C. Persian / Indian SHAMSHIR Sword with Wootz Damascus Blade" is in sale since Wednesday, March 08, 2017. 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.