A silver mounted Omani sword Kattara

Item:
612
Region:
Arabia
Type:
Swords
Description:
A silver mounted Omani sword Kattara, 18th or early 19th century. The broad double edged blade cut with a single deep fuller. The tapered leather grip is decorated with woven silver tape and wire, and terminates in a large silver pommel. Contained in its leather covered scabbard with silver mounts chiselled with flowering foliage, the iron hanging bands damascened with silver and with 2 German silver hanging rings. See R. Elgood "The Arms and Armour of Arabia" Scolar Press 1994 No 2.16
Metrics:
Blade length 32¼" (82cms) Overall length including scabbard 41" (104cms)
Price:
£990