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Subject: ghulam knight
Setting: Safavid empire, Persia 16-17thc
Object: shamshir 'lion tail' saber
Royal Armouries Museum > War Gallery *
Officer's sabre and sabbard [SIC] By John Prosser Hilt and mounts London, about 1800; blade Persian, 1669-94
This sword was made when Eastern dress, including weapons, had become fashionable in Europe.
Its Persian blade bears inscriptions praising Sultan Suleyman." ...
* Rajasthan Gems and Jewellery