A silver mounted Omani sword Kattara

Item:
613
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 finely woven silver tape and wire, and terminates in a large silver pommel. Contained in its leather covered scabbard with silver mounts including engraved silver hanging bands and silver hanging rings. See R. Elgood "The Arms and Armour of Arabia" Scolar Press 1994 No 2.16
Metrics:
Blade length 31¼" (79.5cms) Overall length including scabbard 40½" (103cms)
Price:
£890