Persian Pala Kilij Sword or Sabre

Persian Pala Kilij Sword or Sabre

19th century Persia

Offered by Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd

£8,000 gbp
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It was in use from the early 17 C. and during more than 300 years well into the 20th C.

This Pala has a good watered steel blade of 30 inches long and decorated with gold koftgari and recessed cartouches, with a pronounced T spin running down the back. The hilt of classical S form is made of steel cross guard and rhino horn grips with bulbous pommel and gold inlaid koftgari grip strap. Total length 35 1/2 inches. Very good condition.
Dimensions
Diameter 33.50 (85.09 cm)
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