SOLD Rare Antique 18th Century Turkish Ottoman Or Polish Sword Karabela

SOLD Rare Antique 18th Century Turkish Ottoman Or Polish Sword Karabela

SKU: ES875

SOLD Rare, authentic antique,18th century, Turkish Ottoman, or Polish sword, Karabela, with a hilt of characteristic Karabela form comprised of a grip with black horn grip-scales, carved in low relief with chevrons, secured to the tang of the blade by three iron-rivets with brass rosettes, enclosed by brass straps. A riveted brass cross-guard with bud shaped terminals and langets, all finely engraved.

 

A typical 18th century, long, slightly curved sturdy blade, most likely of Polish origin, cut on each face with two fullers, engraved