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A FINE OTTOMAN HORN-HILTED SWORD (SHAMSHIR) WITH SCABBARD AND AN IVORY-HILTED CORAL-INLAID YATAGHAN, TURKEY, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY AND EARLY 19TH CENTURY

A FINE OTTOMAN HORN-HILTED SWORD (SHAMSHIR) WITH SCABBARD AND AN IVORY-HILTED CORAL-INLAID YATAGHAN, TURKEY, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY AND EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Ottoman kilij, mid 16th century, steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen, detail view of the blade, Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, blade chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, surrounding areas inlaid with gold, inscriptions refer to victory in the Holy War and to the magical powers of the biblical King Solomon (Suleiman), possibly made for Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66).

Ottoman kilij, mid 16th century, steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen, detail view of the blade, Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, blade chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, surrounding areas inlaid with gold, inscriptions refer to victory in the Holy War and to the magical powers of the biblical King Solomon (Suleiman), possibly made for Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66).

Ottoman kilij, mid 16th century, steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen, detail view of the grip, Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, blade chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, surrounding areas inlaid with gold, inscriptions refer to victory in the Holy War and to the magical powers of the biblical King Solomon (Suleiman), possibly made for Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66).

Ottoman kilij, mid 16th century, steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen, detail view of the grip, Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, blade chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, surrounding areas inlaid with gold, inscriptions refer to victory in the Holy War and to the magical powers of the biblical King Solomon (Suleiman), possibly made for Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66).

Ottoman kilij, mid 16th century, steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen, L. 37 7/8 in. (96.2 cm); L. of blade 30 3/4 in. (78.1 cm); L. of quillons 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1049 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, blade chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, surrounding areas inlaid with gold, inscriptions refer to victory in the Holy War and to the magical powers of the biblical King Solomon (Suleiman), possibly made for Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned…

Ottoman kilij, mid 16th century, steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen, L. 37 7/8 in. (96.2 cm); L. of blade 30 3/4 in. (78.1 cm); L. of quillons 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1049 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, blade chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, surrounding areas inlaid with gold, inscriptions refer to victory in the Holy War and to the magical powers of the biblical King Solomon (Suleiman), possibly made for Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned…