British Pattern 1845/54 Infantry Officer’s Sword presented to…

British Pattern 1845/54 Infantry Officer’s Sword presented to Muhammad Ja’far by Captain L. S. Hough

Third quarter of the 19th Century provenance: United Kingdom, A cavalry officer’s sabre. Slightly curved, single-and false-edged blade richly engraved with floral motifs, lion and inscriptions in Arabic; tang with a proof mark and ‘HENRY WILKINSON PALL MALL LONDON’, small rust areas; bronze hilt partially pierced, provided with a royal monogram ‘VR’ under the crown, with multiple loop-guards; wooden grip with reptile skin covering and metallic wire binding. Iron scabbard with two suspension rings and brass cap. length 97 cm.