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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 CAUCASIAN FLINTLOCK TAPANCHA PISTOL201A CAUCASIAN FLINTLOCK TAPANCHA PISTOL
A fine example of Kubachi workmanship, wrought entirely in silver, engraved and nielloed in characteristic motifs involving intertwining leaves and vi
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,100.00 + 779.00) x 1 = 4,879.00
AN INDIAN KARD DAGGER202AN INDIAN KARD DAGGER
The grip of characteristic form, wrought entirely of silver and deeply engraved, the straight, single-edged blade forged of finely-grained wootzdamasc
Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
A RARE TATARSKA SABER203A RARE TATARSKA SABER
The hilt with characteristic brass mounts, the octagonal pommel canted at an obtuse angle, allowing the sword to be thrust as well as swung, and a sma
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,500.00 + 1,235.00) x 1 = 7,735.00
A FINE PRESENTATION SRI LANKAN KASTANE SWORD204A FINE PRESENTATION SRI LANKAN KASTANE SWORD
An exceptional example of classic form, wrought entirely of silver. The hilt elaborately chiseled with scrollwork, the pommel a fully-modeled makara h
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,800.00 + 532.00) x 1 = 3,332.00
A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER205A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER
Georgian work, the horn grips with large engraved and nielloed silver mounts. The leather-covered wooden scabbard with large nielloed silver locket an
Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 152.00) x 1 = 952.00
A PERSIAN ZAND DYNASTY SUIT OF ARMOR206A PERSIAN ZAND DYNASTY SUIT OF ARMOR
Comprised of an exceptionally well-detailed and embellished helmet, shield and armguard, finely decorated en suite with scenes from Persian history an
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,250.00 + 997.50) x 1 = 6,247.50
A FINE ZAND DYNASTY KARD DAGGER207A FINE ZAND DYNASTY KARD DAGGER
A robust example of fine quality with walrus grips, the tangbands and bolster forged of russet steel, true-inlaid in gold with flowering vine motifs.
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,200.00 + 418.00) x 1 = 2,618.00
A COPY OF A RUSSIAN BERDICHE HALBERD208A COPY OF A RUSSIAN BERDICHE HALBERD
Very well-detailed, the work of Ernst Schmidt & Co., Munich. The blade of characteristic form, struck with Russian-style marks and secured to the wood
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00
A RARE RENAISSANCE HELMET BOWL209A RARE RENAISSANCE HELMET BOWL
A Northern Italian armet expertly wrought from a single piece of steel, with finely-modeled roped comb and flange for neckguard, pierced with rear bre
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (2,900.00 + 551.00) x 1 = 3,451.00
AN IMPORTANT GREEK WAR OF INDEPENDENCE SABER210AN IMPORTANT GREEK WAR OF INDEPENDENCE SABER
An exceptional example of the type, the elaborate silver mounts superbly embossed and engraved in high relief throughout. The hilt with walrus grips w
Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (10,000.00 + 1,900.00) x 1 = 11,900.00
A RARE TIBETAN HELMET211A RARE TIBETAN HELMET
Comparable to a Mongol form of the 12th-13th century surviving only in book paintings, with hemispherical skull and symmetrical brim. Wrought of a sin
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (11,000.00 + 2,090.00) x 1 = 13,090.00
A RARE CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER212A RARE CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER
A fine example of Armenian work, the grip carved of a single section of horn, the silver bosses with scalloped borders. The straight, double-edged bla
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 304.00) x 1 = 1,904.00
A MUGHAL TOP HELMET213A MUGHAL TOP HELMET
The well-wrought hemispherical bowl with separately-applied conical finial and browband, each finely inlaid with flowering vinework in gold. The nasal
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00 + 437.00) x 1 = 2,737.00
AN IMPORTANT PERSIAN SAFAVID SHAMSHIR SWORD214AN IMPORTANT PERSIAN SAFAVID SHAMSHIR SWORD
Of singular quality, with antler grips bound at the base with twisted silver wire and faceted steel pommel, the guard wrought of fine Persian black wo
Estimates : 7,500.00 - 8,500.00
Sold to floor for (7,000.00 + 1,330.00) x 1 = 8,330.00
A CHINESE QING DYNASTY OFFICER'S YAODAO SABER215A CHINESE QING DYNASTY OFFICER'S YAODAO SABER
Lavishly mounted in pierced, chiseled and engraved brass, each fitting depicting Imperial dragons.The wooden grip with original cord wrap and lanyard
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (13,000.00 + 2,470.00) x 1 = 15,470.00
AN ETHIOPIAN ARUSSI SHIELD216AN ETHIOPIAN ARUSSI SHIELD
Of characteristic form, molded in thick hide with a complex series of ridges bordered in knobs, pigmented in brownish red and black, and elaborately t
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 123.50) x 1 = 773.50
A PAIR OF CHINESE QING DYNASTY CAVALRY BANNERS217A PAIR OF CHINESE QING DYNASTY CAVALRY BANNERS
Each sewn of handwoven cotton cloth, the field red with a brown triangle piped in cream, and a dramatic flaming border of blue with pale brown borders
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00 + 237.50) x 1 = 1,487.50
A FINE OTTOMAN SHAMSHIR SABER218A FINE OTTOMAN SHAMSHIR SABER
The impressive silver mounts wrought in exceptionally high relief throughout. The hilt with horn grips with rolled pommel, the guard recurved and embe
Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,500.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 1,045.00) x 1 = 6,545.00
A RARE SERBIAN NOZH DAGGER219A RARE SERBIAN NOZH DAGGER
The fine, intricately-filigreed silver hilt of yataghan form with broadly-flared, symmetrical ears set with corals on each surface. The straight, sing
Estimates : 650.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 133.00) x 1 = 833.00
AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER220AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER
Of classic form, the grips with rolled pommel and silver mounts, elegantly engraved with Ottoman geometrical-motif borders and circular cartouches con
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,100.00 + 589.00) x 1 = 3,689.00
AN ARAB KHANJAR DAGGER221AN ARAB KHANJAR DAGGER
Of Hijazi type mounted entirely in filigreed silver, the horn grip with pommel of characteristic form and raised silver bosses. The blade broad, light
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 76.00) x 1 = 476.00
A RARE NORTH INDIAN BHUJ GLAIVE222A RARE NORTH INDIAN BHUJ GLAIVE
An elaborately embellished example of characteristic form which likely originated in Bhuj, a city in the Kutch district of Gujerat.The robust, double-
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00 + 237.50) x 1 = 1,487.50
A GERMAN LOBSTERTAIL HELMET223A GERMAN LOBSTERTAIL HELMET
The ribbed bowl with ring finial, the visor and four-lamed neck guard with rolled edges. The nasal with flared upper terminal, retained by a large, he
Estimates : 800.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,309.00
A GEORGIAN HUNTING DAGGER224A GEORGIAN HUNTING DAGGER
The hilt of European form, with flattened-cylindrical pommel and small, recurved, double guard in brass, engraved with tigers and prey. With bone grip
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 133.00) x 1 = 833.00
A NORTHERN THAILAND DHA SWORD225A NORTHERN THAILAND DHA SWORD
A very large example, the mounts wrought of pewter, with ribbed, bud-form pommel and two-handed grip and brass guard with scalloped border. The handwr
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 52.25) x 1 = 327.25
A GERMAN DOLOIRE HALBERD226A GERMAN DOLOIRE HALBERD
Of classic form, the massive head with ogival terminal and convex cutting edge, chiseled with cuvilineal maker's marks and bearing the stamp of the Me
Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 133.00) x 1 = 833.00
A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER227A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER
A large example with finely-profiled horn grip, and fine, silver-inlaid iron mounts. The long, broad, double-edged blade with symmetrical fullers to e
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 104.50) x 1 = 654.50
A FINE PARANG SUMBAWA SWORD228A FINE PARANG SUMBAWA SWORD
The grip elaborately carved as a naga-head, with superbly embossed and engraved ferrule. The straight, single-edged blade with expanded tip dramatical
Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 114.00) x 1 = 714.00
A BEJA DAGGER229A BEJA DAGGER
A quality example, the distinctive ebony grip with complex geometrical carving, the robust double-edged blade with central ridge. In its tooled hide s
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 33.25) x 1 = 208.25
A RARE CENTRAL ASIAN BROADSWORD230A RARE CENTRAL ASIAN BROADSWORD
A quite similar example depicted in the ninth-century fresco of a mounted Samanid ruler at Nishapur allows attribution of the form. The distinctive gu
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (4,250.00 + 807.50) x 1 = 5,057.50
A EUROPEAN PARTIZAN231A EUROPEAN PARTIZAN
The massive head with faceted socket retaining a single langet, expanding into a pair of cusped hooks, with pronounced central ridge throughout, and d
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 104.50) x 1 = 654.50
A MORO PANABAS AXE232A MORO PANABAS AXE
The long, heavy, handforged blade with distinctive curve and expanded tip showing its layered construction, the carved wooden grip with brass mounts a
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 57.00) x 1 = 357.00
A SERBIAN FLINTLOCK PISTOL233A SERBIAN FLINTLOCK PISTOL
Of large dimensions, with intricately carved hardwood stock and filigreed silver escutcheon plate inletted at the wrist, and brass mounts. The fine an
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 114.00) x 1 = 714.00
A FINE OTTOMAN KAMA DAGGER234A FINE OTTOMAN KAMA DAGGER
A rare example, the waisted grip wrought entirely of silver, the pommel and ferrule with applied filigreed panels and gilding. The fine blade straight
Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 142.50) x 1 = 892.50
A NORTH INDIAN FIRANGI BACKSWORD235A NORTH INDIAN FIRANGI BACKSWORD
With Indian baskethiltofcharacteristic form, finely inlaid overall with intricate flowering vine motifs in silver and gold. The massive blade straight
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 142.50) x 1 = 892.50
A MUGHAL KARD DAGGER236A MUGHAL KARD DAGGER
The grip carved of a single section of elephant, the fine, robust blade wrought of black wootzdamascus steel with goldwork on the bolsters, and chisel
Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
A VIETNAMESE DHA SWORD237A VIETNAMESE DHA SWORD
Montagnard work, with brass guard and pommel and heavy, handforged blade. In its rattan-wrapped wooden scabbard.Late 19th-early 20th century.Overall l
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 33.25) x 1 = 208.25
A CAUCASIAN SHASHKA SWORD238A CAUCASIAN SHASHKA SWORD
The steel hilt of characteristic form, with silver floral inlay overall, with lightly-curved single-edged blade with broad central fuller. Mid-19th ce
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 61.75) x 1 = 386.75
AN IMPORTANT NEAPOLITAN MIQUELET LOCK239AN IMPORTANT NEAPOLITAN MIQUELET LOCK
A spectacular example of chiseled and pierced steel in Mannerist style, with profiled and engraved mainspring, the cock and pan with finely wrought pa
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 152.00) x 1 = 952.00
A PERSIAN KHANJAR DAGGER240A PERSIAN KHANJAR DAGGER
A rare example of symmetrical form, the finely carved, waisted walrus grip of a type popular with the Kurds. The straight, double-edged blade forged o
Estimates : 800.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
A PHILIPPINES KALINGA HEAD AXE241A PHILIPPINES KALINGA HEAD AXE
Bontok workmanship, the handforged steel head of typical form, the wooden haft embellished with pierced and punched brasswork, with long iron ferrule
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 595.00
A FINE SERBIAN NOZH DAGGER242A FINE SERBIAN NOZH DAGGER
With fine, intricately filigreed silver hilt of cylindrical form, set with multiple corals on each surface. The straight, single-edged blade with prof
Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 595.00
A RARE PAIR OF CENTRAL ASIAN STIRRUPS243A RARE PAIR OF CENTRAL ASIAN STIRRUPS
Massive examples, wrought entirely of steel with deeply-profiled tread plate and inlaid overall with silver. Retaining their original leather straps w
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 33.25) x 1 = 208.25
A RARE SPANISH HUNTING DAGGER244A RARE SPANISH HUNTING DAGGER
The silver grip well-engraved throughout in baroque motifs. The pommel likewise engraved and retained by a nut which, when removed, reveals a series o
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 247.00) x 1 = 1,547.00
A FINE AFGHAN WARRIOR'S BELT245A FINE AFGHAN WARRIOR'S BELT
Rarely encountered, comprising a large, rectangular buckle and numerous mounts, all of solid silver, profiled, engraved and nielloed en suite, with tw
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
A FINE OTTOMAN KUBUR PISTOL AND HOLSTER246A FINE OTTOMAN KUBUR PISTOL AND HOLSTER
A large example with dark, lustrous walnut stock elegantly inlaid overall with engraved silver plaques and flowering vines, the robust silver mounts w
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (2,800.00 + 532.00) x 1 = 3,332.00
A MUGHAL KHANJAR DAGGER247A MUGHAL KHANJAR DAGGER
The waisted grip wrought of black wootzdamascus steel with gold-inlaid borders in a running vine motif. The elegantly recurved, double-edged blade lik
Estimates : 450.00 - 550.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
A RARE GERMAN LINSTOCK248A RARE GERMAN LINSTOCK
A combination weapon designed to allow artillerymen to fire cannon quickly and safely as well as to defend themselves against a cavalry charge. The he
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 228.00) x 1 = 1,428.00
A CHINESE QING DYNASTY SPEARHEAD249A CHINESE QING DYNASTY SPEARHEAD
A rare example, with long, tapered socket terminating in a profiled bead, from which develops a pair of hooks separated by a short fuller, and a massi
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,309.00
AN OTTOMAN SABER250AN OTTOMAN SABER
The horn grips with original woven wrap and rolled pommel, the silver guard engraved with Ottoman baroque borders. The broad, lightly-curved, single-e
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 1,045.00) x 1 = 6,545.00