VERY RARE FORM OF SWORD. AUTHENTICITY GUARANTEED – ALL PARTS 100% ORIGINAL. STUNNING ANTIQUE ISLAMIC KILIJ SWORD. MIDDLE EASTERN, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY. GORGEOUS WEAPON, DEFINITELY INDICATOR OF WEALTH AND HIGH SOCIAL STATUS. FINEST WORKMANSHIP, TOP QUALITY MATERIALS – METICULOUS ATTENTION TO SMALL DETAILS. CATTLE H0RN GRIP PANELS. 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. SUPERB QUALITY CHARACTERISTIC FORM HAND FORGED DAMASCUS “WATERED” WOOTZ STEEL BLADE. STEEL also known as “kara taban” or “kara kharassan”. , INTENSIVE HIGH CONTRAST WATERED PATTERN THROUGHOUT ENTIRE BLADE. CHISELED ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY AND CARTOUCHES ON BOTH SIDES, GOLD ACCENTS. STEEL HAND GUARD (probably wootz steel also, but I can’t guarantee that). (89.2 cm) LONG (straight line). BLADE IS ABOUT 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm) LONG. BLADE IS ABOUT 1 1/2 In (3.8 cm) WIDE AT WIDEST POINT. GOLD KOFTGARI DECORATION ON BLADE IS WORN, BUT STILL NOTICEABLE. MAGNIFICENT BLADE IS IN EXCELLENT UNCLEANED ANTIQUE CONDITION. NO PLAY BETWEEN HILT PARTS, MINOR STABLE CRACKS TO H0RN GRIP PANELS. TRACES OF GOLD DECORATION ON CROSS-GUARD. ABSOLUTELY FINEST QUALITY EXAMPLE – JUST 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 “RARE ANTIQUE SWORD ISLAMIC CALLIGRAPHY DAMASCUS WOOTZ Kilij Shamshir Dagger 18c” is in sale since Friday, April 3, 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.
- Modified Item: No
- Blade Material: black wootz steel
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Authenticity: Original