Very Fine and Early Silver Mounted Turkish Yataghan Dated 1204 (1789) - 14828
This very fine yataghan is dated to 1204 (1789 in the Gregorian calendar) The 22 inches finely forged blade is stamped with a maker sign, engraved with inscriptions in Arabic letters and dated. The handle and bolsters are partially gilded silver. The scabbard is whole heavy silver very finely chased in a typical Turkish style. Total length 29 inches. Very good condition. Some losses to the gilding and solder repairs on the grip strap and right bolster.