Sword (shamshir) and scabbard شمشیر و غلاف شمشیر

Made in Persia, 1800s.
This curved wedge-shaped blade (shamshir) is one of two (H7905) fine handmade swords from early 19th century Persia (Iran) in the Powerhouse collection. An object used for ceremony and performance, it was probably made by a master sword maker (shams…
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