A scarce 19th Century silver mounted Tuareg sword Takouba.
A scarce 19th Century silver mounted Tuareg sword Takouba. The imported blade with single edge and cut with 2 full length fullers. The hilt and scabbard mounts are all of sheet silver, engraved with geometric designs, the locket is pierced with devices including the Cross of Agades. The scabbard mounts are detatched and the tip of the chape is missing.
Blade length 37¼" (94.5cms) Overall length 42½" (107.5cms)