Maps, Militaria and Arms Online Auction

October 16, 2014

LOT 447
Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century
  • Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century
  • Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century
  • Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century
  • Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century
  • Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century
  • Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century
  • Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century
  • Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century

447

Sudanese Kaskara Sword, late 19th century

the two sided hollow ground blade with prayer inscription and celestial motifs, with cruciform hilt in tooled leather scabbard and belt with wrapped cords
length 38.75" — 98.4 cm.

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $372
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

By tradition, used at the Battle of Omdurman, 1898.

Provenance:

Property from the collection of Professor David Carlisle, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Additional Info:

Department: Decorative Arts
Decorations