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FINE ANTIQUE ARMS & ARMOR SALE

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Auctions Imperial is pleased to announce our 2013 sale, to be held March 16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Timonium, Maryland. Over 300 lots of choice antique arms and armor including armor, helmets, shields, swords, daggers, battleaxes, maces, halberds, matchlocks, flintlocks and percussion pieces will be offered. Our fine selection for 2013 includes broadswords, baskethilts, shamshirs, shashkas, palas, kindjals, khanjars, tulwars and spears, as well as chain mail and breastplates. This sale will also include important swords and daggers from the Greek War of Independence and the armor of the Khan of Crimea. Register now through ICOLLECTOR to bid online. THERE ARE MORE AND LARGER IMAGES OF EACH LOT SHOWN IN OUR ONLINE CATALOG AT OUR WEBSITE Questions? Call 323 851 2345
A GREEK YATAGHAN SWORD151A GREEK YATAGHAN SWORD
Of characteristic form, the hilt and reinforces wrought entirely of embossed and engraved silver with flowering vines and stands of arms. The long, st
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 133.00) x 1 = 833.00
A SOUTH INDIAN HOODED KATAR DAGGER152A SOUTH INDIAN HOODED KATAR DAGGER
Characteristic of Tanjore work, the distinctive guard forged with high central ridge and chiseled borders, with monster's head finial. The reinforces
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 85.50) x 1 = 535.50
A RARE MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN BATTLEAXE153A RARE MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN BATTLEAXE
The bearded head of exceptionally broad section, tapering to an acute edge, with rectangular poll.The wooden haft a working-life replacement. Ex-Dr. B
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 161.50) x 1 = 1,011.50
A SOUTH INDIAN PATA SWORD154A SOUTH INDIAN PATA SWORD
A classic example of the type, forged entirely of steel. The finely-embossed gauntlet with engraved panels overall bordered by bands of flowering vine
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
A NORTHERN EUROPEAN BURGONET HELMET155A NORTHERN EUROPEAN BURGONET HELMET
Probably German, the skull forged in one piece, with integral comb and visor. The hinged cheekpieces flanged at the edge to mate with the separately-a
Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 266.00) x 1 = 1,666.00
A MUGHAL ROCK CRYSTAL-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER156A MUGHAL ROCK CRYSTAL-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER
Very finely carved, the pommel terminating in a fully-modeled horse's head. The curved, double-edged blade with central ridge, forged of silver-gray w
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
A FINE MUGHAL SHAMSHIR SABER157A FINE MUGHAL SHAMSHIR SABER
An exceptional example, the faceted steel pommel cap and guard thickly inlaid overall with gold in flowering vine motifs. The broad, curved blade forg
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 1,045.00) x 1 = 6,545.00
AN INDIAN PATISSA SWORD158AN INDIAN PATISSA SWORD
With elegant Indian baskethilt, the broad, single-edged blade terminating in an obtusely-angled tip with pronounced back edge, mounted with a set of p
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 57.00) x 1 = 357.00
A PHILIPPINES BINANGON SHORTSWORD159A PHILIPPINES BINANGON SHORTSWORD
Visayan work, the characteristic grip and guard carved entirely of horn, the pommel terminating in a fanged demon's head embellished with silver. The
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 114.00) x 1 = 714.00
AN OTTOMAN YATAGHAN SWORD160AN OTTOMAN YATAGHAN SWORD
The steel hilt with grip of octagonal section and angled pommel with broad guard, lavishly inlaid in gold with rumi motifs throughout. The long, recur
Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00 + 712.50) x 1 = 4,462.50
A RARE INDIAN KNUCKLEDUSTER161A RARE INDIAN KNUCKLEDUSTER
Wrought entirely of steel and heavily silvered overall, comprising seven spheres on each side of the cylindrical grip, protected by a semicircular gua
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 76.00) x 1 = 476.00
A FINE MUGHAL ARCHER'S RING162A FINE MUGHAL ARCHER'S RING
Of characteristic form, well carved of a single large section of pale jade and set with numerous cabochon rubies and a large faceted center stone, whi
Start Price : 900.00 | Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,600.00 + 874.00) x 1 = 5,474.00
A RARE GREEK WAR OF INDEPENDENCE DAGGER163A RARE GREEK WAR OF INDEPENDENCE DAGGER
Made at Epiros, the silver handle with traces of gilding, embossed in spiral flutes with bands of foliage interspersed. On the pommel an excellent Cla
Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 171.00) x 1 = 1,071.00
A T'BOLI SWORD164A T'BOLI SWORD
With characteristic cast brass hilt with elaborately filigreed panels and flared pommel, the handwrought blade with flared and spurred tip. In its woo
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 33.25) x 1 = 208.25
AN OTTOMAN ZIRH MAIL COAT165AN OTTOMAN ZIRH MAIL COAT
Of fine quality, wrought entirely of riveted rings, decreasing in thickness but not diameter toward the extremities, as is typical of the best work.Re
Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 665.00) x 1 = 4,165.00
A FINE PHILIPPINES BOLO KNIFE166A FINE PHILIPPINES BOLO KNIFE
An exceptional example, probably Visayan work.The handforged, single-edged blade of characteristic form, with bellied edge and clipped tip. The hilt w
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 47.50) x 1 = 297.50
AN OTTOMAN KILIC SABER167AN OTTOMAN KILIC SABER
The grips of translucent horn terminating in a characteristic rolled pommel, the fine steel guard deeply chiseled with Qur'anic inscriptions and inlai
Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 665.00) x 1 = 4,165.00
A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER168A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER
Chechen work, the horn grips with profiled pommel, the large, handwrought blade with single offset fuller to either side, signed BAZALAI, perhaps the
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (525.00 + 99.75) x 1 = 624.75
AN INDIAN BICH'HWA DAGGER169AN INDIAN BICH'HWA DAGGER
The guarded brass hilt elaborately-profiled, with lotus-bud terminal.The blade of flattened diamond section, recurved and double-edged. In its leather
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 76.00) x 1 = 476.00
A BERDICHE HALBERD HEAD170A BERDICHE HALBERD HEAD
A rare example of Ottoman or Imperial Russian workmanship. The well-forged head with long, crescent edge and rectangular socket, the lower extremity t
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,309.00
A VICTORIAN FALLING BUFFE WITH GORGET171A VICTORIAN FALLING BUFFE WITH GORGET
A rarely-encountered armor element of characteristic form, designed for wear with a burgonet. Composed of four steel plates, three elaborately pierced
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 148.75
AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER172AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER
With massive walrus grip of characteristic form, the broad, curved double-edged blade with raised central ridge forged of fine Persian black wootzdama
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
A RARE BLACK SEA YATAGHAN SWORD173A RARE BLACK SEA YATAGHAN SWORD
A scarce form found in Eastern Anatolia and the Transcaucasus. The horn grips arched in the form of a crescent as is typical, the grip with black leat
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (950.00 + 180.50) x 1 = 1,130.50
A MUGHAL TOP HELMET174A MUGHAL TOP HELMET
A fine example, the steel bowl of segmented form, the nasal with elaborately-profiled finials, and set with three plume tubes. Elaborately inlaid over
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00 + 332.50) x 1 = 2,082.50
AN AFGHAN PULOWAR SWORD175AN AFGHAN PULOWAR SWORD
The fine hilt with drooping quillons terminating in monsterheads and cupped pommel, elaborately engraved and superbly pierced throughout, with section
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00
A RARE MORO SHIELD176A RARE MORO SHIELD
A large example, carved of a single section of native wood, with integral grips of characteristic form. The obverse finely profiled and colored with n
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
AN OTTOMAN YATAGHAN SWORD177AN OTTOMAN YATAGHAN SWORD
Balkan work, the elephant grips with large ears, silver mounts embossed and engraved in baroque motifs, the single-edged recurved blade with an inlaid
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 114.00) x 1 = 714.00
A RARE IMPERIAL BURMESE DHA SWORD178A RARE IMPERIAL BURMESE DHA SWORD
Likely made early in the Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885 c.e.) The elephant grip superbly and atypically carved with dragons amongst foliage, probably a r
Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 247.00) x 1 = 1,547.00
A MUGHAL JADE ARCHER'S RING179A MUGHAL JADE ARCHER'S RING
Carved of a single piece of deep green jade with intertwining lotuses in relief and raised borders. Mid-17th century. An elegant example intended for
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 323.00) x 1 = 2,023.00
A RARE MUGHAL PLATE & MAIL COAT180A RARE MUGHAL PLATE & MAIL COAT
Of high quality, likely an officer's coat.Forged of heavy, riveted rings set with forged steel plates in the characteristic pattern, with applied, spe
Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 361.00) x 1 = 2,261.00
A PERSIAN QAJAR DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SABER181A PERSIAN QAJAR DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SABER
A large example, with antler grips and faceted steel pommel cap and guard forged of black wootz. The robust, lightly curved and single-edged blade for
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 665.00) x 1 = 4,165.00
A FINE MORO PUNAL DAGGER182A FINE MORO PUNAL DAGGER
A massive example made for presentation to a datu or chief. The grip carved of a single, large section of elephant, the silver mounts finely filigreed
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
A GERMAN BROADSWORD183A GERMAN BROADSWORD
A rare example of a transitional hilt-form, the recurved guard with flared, fluted and rolled terminals with integral thumbring to the reverse, connec
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,350.00 + 256.50) x 1 = 1,606.50
AN ENGLISH LOBSTERTAIL BURGONET HELMET184AN ENGLISH LOBSTERTAIL BURGONET HELMET
The domed, ribbed bowl well-forged and surmounted by a ring, the visor, earpieces and four-lamed neck guard separately-applied, each with rolled edges
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 361.00) x 1 = 2,261.00
A RARE QAJAR DYNASTY PERSIAN SABER185A RARE QAJAR DYNASTY PERSIAN SABER
The steel hilt with rolled pommel in the form of a bird's head and quillon terminals formed as dragonheads, chiseled overall with flowering vines and
Start Price : 900.00 | Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,200.00 + 608.00) x 1 = 3,808.00
AN INDONESIAN PEDANG SWORD186AN INDONESIAN PEDANG SWORD
Probably Sumatran, the horn grip elaborately carved with monster head pommel, and modeled silver ferrule. The single-edged blade of characteristic for
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 175.00 - 275.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 47.50) x 1 = 297.50
A RARE MAASAI SHIELD187A RARE MAASAI SHIELD
A large example of characteristic form, made of hide laced to a central wooden post with integral grip, the edges bound to stripped branches with tigh
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 57.00) x 1 = 357.00
AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER188AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER
A rare type, of robust dimensions with characteristic waisted walrus grip, the straight and continuously tapering double-edged blade wrought of active
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00 + 237.50) x 1 = 1,487.50
A RARE SET OF GREEK POWDER CHARGERS189A RARE SET OF GREEK POWDER CHARGERS
The black leather case bordered in green with filigreed silver clasp, containing a wooden block fitted with 10 finely-faceted chargers with elaboratel
Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,100.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
THE ARMOR OF SAHIB GIRAY II, KHAN OF CRIMEA190THE ARMOR OF SAHIB GIRAY II, KHAN OF CRIMEA
Comprising the helmet, coat of mail, gauntlets and armguards of Sahib II Giray, Khan of Crimea (r. 1771-1775 c.e.) The exceptionally long mail coif (5
Start Price : 100,000.00 | Estimates : 200,000.00 - 250,000.00
Sold to floor for (100,000.00 + 19,000.00) x 1 = 119,000.00
A MARINE OFFICER'S SABER191A MARINE OFFICER'S SABER
Probably American, with eaglehead pommel and elaborate guard with acorn finials, connected by a chain, the wooden grip chequered. The curved, single-e
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 342.00) x 1 = 2,142.00
A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER192A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER
With horn grips mounted in nielloed silver, the straight, double-edged and fullered blade with acute tip. In its velvet-covered wooden scabbard with l
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 76.00) x 1 = 476.00
A RARE SOUTH INDIAN SOSUN PATTAH SWORD193A RARE SOUTH INDIAN SOSUN PATTAH SWORD
The Old Indian hilt finely forged, with characteristic plate guard and delicate silver inlay overall, the long, broad blade of Hindu form, with a shal
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,100.00 + 589.00) x 1 = 3,689.00
A CAUCASIAN PRESENTATION SHASHKA SWORD194A CAUCASIAN PRESENTATION SHASHKA SWORD
Mounted entirely in silver, the hilt and scabbard elaborately engraved, nielloed and gilded overall in Kubachi style and struck with a maker's mark in
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00
A MUGHAL MAIL SUIT195A MUGHAL MAIL SUIT
Comprising a coat, collar and breeches, wrought in alternating rows of heavy riveted and solid rings. The collar with raised nape section, coat with h
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00 + 237.50) x 1 = 1,487.50
A BUKHARAN KARUD DAGGER196A BUKHARAN KARUD DAGGER
A rare example, with variegated green hardstone grips set at the pommel with a pair of mother of pearl disks, the lightly recurved, T-backed blade for
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 123.50) x 1 = 773.50
A CAUCASIAN QADDARA CUTLASS197A CAUCASIAN QADDARA CUTLASS
Of a type found in the Transcaucasus and northern Iran, its design suggests it was used in place of the saber, probably for close fighting by infantry
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 595.00
A MUGHAL JADE-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER198A MUGHAL JADE-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER
The grip carved of a single section of pale green jade with dark mottling, with swollen grip and flared pommel surmounted by with three fully-modeled
Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,800.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 570.00) x 1 = 3,570.00
A MUGHAL BOW & QUIVER WITH ARROWS199A MUGHAL BOW & QUIVER WITH ARROWS
The bow of characteristic layered construction, deeply curved and polychromed. With its velvet-covered quiver lavishly embroidered in silver, containi
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00 + 437.00) x 1 = 2,737.00
AN ENGLISH BURGONET HELMET200AN ENGLISH BURGONET HELMET
Wrought in two pieces, with high comb and pointed visor. The neckguard separately applied, the rectangular earpieces embellished with rivets en suite
Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00