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Old 4th October 2017, 04:46 PM   #10
Ibrahiim al Balooshi
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See http://www.antiquesword101.com/islamic-indian-art.php#!/ Antique-16th-century-Hungarian-Sword-Blade-With-18th-century-Turkish-Ottoman-Hilt/p/84277162

The bird is similar...although it is remembered that it is Mythical and could vary in form and artists impression. The foliage represents the upper world and the Turul perches on top of it. See also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turul
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