Ottoman yataghan / yatagan, AH 1220/ AD 1805-6, steel blade decorated with silver inlay with floral and vegetal motifs on one side and inscriptions on the other, the hilt with prominent ears forming the pommel cast with circular motifs and set with glass, the scabbard clad with elaborately embossed rococo style silver at top and bottom with coral, 76 cm, inscribed with the names of the Seven Sleepers and their dog. The owner's name, Mustafa bashi ibn Ahmad. 'The work of 'Abdallah [?]'.
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