Originally Posted by ariel
Here is Balkan Kilij 19 century.
Blade decorations are remarkably similar to Sarajevo work ( see fragment of an unrelated dagger with Sarajevo written on it).
pretty crude silver koftgari,
Olala Ariel not you!
If i remember you have a very similar scabbard for another sword...
IMHO your kilij-pala is Syrian.
There is nothing from the Balkans.
The link with Sarajevo is a silver koftgari, but in Sarajevo the work is better.