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Old 13th November 2021, 06:56 PM   #4
Battara
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On the hilt I see leeches and stylized asos.

Everything looks to be from the mid-19c. I find it fascinating that the European blade has an Arabic stamping on it. A maker's mark?

Could the missing ring be woven rattan or even silver instead resin?
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