Scimitar and Scabbard
This scimitar and scabbard is a sword with a curved blade and its cover. Made of silver, chased and gilt. It is ornamented with one hundred and four precious stones, consisting of emeralds, rubies, turquoises and more.
The Art Journal The Industry of All Nations Illustrated Catalogue (London, England: Bradbury and Evans, 1851)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman