An Ottoman Yataghan dated to 1767 AD with a finely watered steel curved blade with a flat back edge and inscriptions and star motifs along both sides of the blade.

Ottoman shamshir, 19th Century, Iranian wootz steel blade, scabbard set with gold, diamonds, emeralds and pearls, jade handle, a ceremonial sword, used for an investiture ceremony, a perfect symbol of the luxury, extravagance and workmanship in the Ottoman Empire, said to have been made in 1876 for the investiture of the Ottoman sultan Murad V (reigned May 30–August 31, 1876). He suffered a nervous breakdown before the ceremony and was deposed and imprisioned until his death in 1904.

Ottoman shamshir, Century, Iranian wootz steel blade, scabbard set with…

Persian shamshir (sabre), with scabbard, bi-knife and sword belt, 1800s, Blade, inlaid with Persian couplets and dedications, watered crucible steel, seed pearls, gold; hilt, ivory, gold, enamel, pearls; scabbard, wood, fish-skin; belt, canvas, gold thread; mounts, enamel, gold, emeralds, pearls, The Royal Collection.

Persian shamshir (sabre), with scabbard, bi-knife and sword belt, Blade…

Ottoman yatagan / yataghan, 19th century, watered-steel single-edged slightly curved blade with single fuller, the chappe with cusped cartouche containing elegant arabesque, the interstices with small leaf-motifs, one side of the blade with cusped cartouche issuing palmette and containing later owner's inscription, Sahib Kuchak Husni Agha, with possibly associated silver hilt of typical form engraved with floral motifs, the silver scabbard elegantly worked in repoussé, 31½in. (80cm.) long.

Ottoman yatagan / yataghan, century, watered-steel single-edged slightly…

Oriental Bazaar Scene at Cairo- khan el khalili by Filippo Bartolini - Italian, 1861-1908 Oil painting , 50 x 66 cm

Oriental Bazaar Scene at Cairo- Khan el Khalili by Filippo Bartolini - Italian, Oil painting , 50 x 66 cm

Ottoman dagger, 19th century, steel, gold, jade, diamond, sapphire, ruby, emerald, L. with sheath 17 9/16 in. (44.6 cm); L. without sheath 15 15/16in. (40.5 cm); L. of blade 11 3/16 in. (28.4 cm); W. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm); D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); Wt. 9.7 oz. (275 g); Wt. of sheath 5.3 oz (150.3 g), Met Museum.

Ottoman dagger, 19th century, steel, gold, jade, diamond, sapphire, ruby, emerald, L. with sheath 17 9/16 in. (44.6 cm); L. without sheath 15 15/16in. (40.5 cm); L. of blade 11 3/16 in. (28.4 cm); W. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm); D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); Wt. 9.7 oz. (275 g); Wt. of sheath 5.3 oz (150.3 g), Met Museum.

Late-Ottoman ‘yatağan’ (sword with forward bend).

Ottoman Empire calligraphic ornament on mail and plate kolçak aka greaves or shin armor worn by fully armored cavalrymen or sipahi. Museums often confuse kolçak (greaves) for kolluk/bazu band or arm guards.

Ottoman Empire calligraphic ornament on mail and plate kolçak aka greaves or shin armor worn by fully armored cavalrymen or sipahi. Museums often confuse kolçak (greaves) for kolluk/bazu band or arm guards.

From the Ottoman Empire

A turban type helmet and sipar, Turkey, century. I LOVE history, I find it fascinating, Seeing how our ancestors lived.

yağlı boya istanbul - Google'da Ara

The Ortakoy Mosquee, oil painted on canvas, Istanbul.

Ottoman yatagan / yataghan sword, century, slightly curved blade with an…

Ottoman kilij, blade:A.H. 957/ A.D. 1550–1551; mountings:18th century, steel, horn, wood, leather, gold, 37 in. (94 cm), bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, Met Museum.

Ottoman kilij with Scabbard. Blade dated A. mountings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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