Lot 97

A 19th century Ottoman Empire, perhaps Egyptian Khedivate/Sultanate, officer’s sword. With 33 inches long four-fullered curved blade, single-edged with yelman (false edge), with etching on the ricasso including a Mamluk figure and on the other side a stand of arms and emblem which may indicate Egyptian Army service. Etched writing on the spine of the blade. The hilt with a hardwood grip, gilt brass sword-knot ring and a dark metal guard of traditional form. House in a military style steel scabbard with two suspension rings. Overall 99cm. (1)

Estimate: £450-£500