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The April 2023 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Apr 14, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1216

Napoleonic Era Turkish Officer's Shamshir/Kilij, C. 1805, L 34.75''

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,300

Bid Increments

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$0 $5
$30 $10
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$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Single-edged curved wootz steel blade. Carved wood grip with engraved silver guard and backstrap. No apparent maker marks. Includes leather-wrapped scabbard with hammered brass throat and tip.


Good condition. Very light pitting to the blade. Two small chips to the blade's edge. Some oxidation to the brass of the scabbard. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the ìRequest Condition Reportî or ìAsk a Questionî buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.