Ottoman Yataghan Sword
- Dated AH 1220/ AD 1805-6
- Culture: Ottoman, Turkey
- Medium: steel, silver, glass, wood, coral
- Measurements: overall lenght 76 cm
The sword has a slightly curved tapering single-edged steel blade decorated with silver inlay with floral and vegetal motifs on one side and two lines of inscription on the other.
The hilt comes with prominent ears forming the pommel cast with circular motifs and set with glass, while the wood scabbard is clad with elaborately embossed rococo style silver at top and bottom, with coral mounts.
The inscriptions on the blade reads the names of the Seven Sleepers and their dog, plus the owner’s name, “Mustafa bashi ibn Ahmad” and also the maker’s name: “The work of ‘Abdallah”.
Source: Copyright © 2014 Bonhams
Hmm. I forgot how much I enjoyed red hair.
This is Thor speaking, yes? Because I do not regret everything.
As if that is a secret? Please, Thor. You stole Mother’s armour even before that. Heimdall is hardly the only one to know.
Debatably understandable, if I am honest.