Turkish Yataghan sword with Large Walrus ivory grips

Very nice heavy Turkish Ottoman sword 'Yataghan' from the early 19th century. Massive grips carved from walrus ivory with lovely old patina. The mounts of gilt-copper 'tombak' set with pink coral and other semi precious stones. The bolsters lacking. The blade of thick leaning forward steel with panels of silver inlaid calligraphy and a deep stamped arabic makers mark.  middle eastern

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