Persian (safavid) shamshir / saif, 17th c, single edged curved watered-steel blade with gold inlaid inscription cartouches, ascribed to (Assad) Ullah, 19th c Syrian curved bone hilt with silver cap on pommel, wide silver rain guards with rounded knob finials, handle with four thin bands of engraved silver front and back with raised rosettes with inset turquoise stones, 19th c red velvet sheath with floral silver repoussé locket and chape and two belt hooks, 38¼in. (97.2cm.) long.
Ottoman kilij, 19th century, wootz steel blade ( visible in the groove) with 4 cartouches of koranic verses, iron mounts and spiral stiched leather scabbard decorated en suite with gold koftgari foliages and volutes, horn grip (possibly rhino horn).
"Swiss sabre, a long bladed hand-and-a-half single edged sword of renaissance period. The blade has been forged of high-carbon spring steel and there is a secondary edge 30 cm long on the back. The guard and the pommel have been forged of iron and they have been decorated with file work. The ends of the guard have been decorated with flower motifs made by forging and filing, likewise the "writhen" pommel has been filed to shape. The grip is of cord wrapped wood with colored deer skin…
Indian kard (straight dagger), 18th century, Medium: Silver-gilt, enameled and set with rubies over foil and turquoise Dimensions: 7 in. Classification: Arms and Armor Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.821a, b, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.