Silver Mounted Arab / Yemenite Saif

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Origin: Yemen

Date: Early 20 C. with18C blade


Saif from Yemen with early 18 C. heavy high quality Persian multi fullered blade signed and marked. Heavy chased silver handle and scabbard.  silver handle with a pommel reminding in a way the pommel of a Karabella sword but this pommel shape is common to other Yemenite knives and swords blades.  Highky chased silver cross guardmarked 21 in several spots. Chased whole silver scabbard with two double rings hanging bands..

Blade 32 inches (81 cm). Total length 39 1/2 inches (100 cm). Very good condition. Lightly rounded  blade tip.

Sometimes it is hard to determine Yemenite sword from other Arab saif swords. However, the pommel shape and the chasing style support the Yemenite origin of this sword.

Authentic and Late 19 – early 20 C. sword with earlier 18 C. superb blade



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