AUCTIONS IMPERIAL ARMS & ARMOR 2014

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Auctions Imperial is pleased to announce our 2013 sale, to be held March 15 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Timonium, Maryland. Over 650 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 a
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A SWORD OF BRITISH POET LORD BYRON558 - A SWORD OF BRITISH POET LORD BYRON
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A well-made example, apparently a privately-purchased British 1796 Heavy Cavalry Dress pattern, with finely fluted guard and pommel, and pierced and e
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (20,100.00 + 3,819.00) x 1 = 23,919.00
 
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A PERSIAN ZAND DYNASTY SUIT OF ARMOR400 - A PERSIAN ZAND DYNASTY SUIT OF ARMOR
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Comprised of an exceptionally well-detailed and embellished helmet, shield and armguard, finely decorated en suite with scenes from Persian history an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,500.00 + 1,235.00) x 1 = 7,735.00
 
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A FINE MUGHAL SHAMSHIR SABER527 - A FINE MUGHAL SHAMSHIR SABER
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A superior example, the faceted steel pommel cap and guard thickly inlaid overall with gold in flowering vine motifs with silver wire wrap intact. The
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00 + 1,140.00) x 1 = 7,140.00
 
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A FINE MUGHAL SHAMSHIR SABER600 - A FINE MUGHAL SHAMSHIR SABER
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An exceptional example, the faceted steel pommel cap and guard thickly inlaid overall with gold in flowering vine motifs. The broad, curved blade forg
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 1,045.00) x 1 = 6,545.00
 
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FINE ZAND DYNASTY KARD DAGGER530 - FINE ZAND DYNASTY KARD DAGGER
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An example of superior quality with walrus grips, the tangbands and bolster forged of fine wootz steel, true-inlaid in gold with cartouches containing
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,500.00 - 6,500.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00 + 1,140.00) x 1 = 7,140.00
 
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A PERSIAN SAFAVID DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SWORD461 - A PERSIAN SAFAVID DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SWORD
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Of high quality, with horn grips and faceted steel pommel, both it and the guard wrought of fine Persian black wootz, the guard with fine gold-inlaid
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,500.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00 + 1,140.00) x 1 = 7,140.00
 
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AN INDIAN SUIT OF MAIL ARMOR500 - AN INDIAN SUIT OF MAIL ARMOR
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Comprising a coif, coat and breeches composed of fine, unriveted gangajamuni or iron and brass rings in continuous lehrian or zigzag patterns througho
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 570.00) x 1 = 3,570.00
 
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A PERSIAN KALACHURI SABER502 - A PERSIAN KALACHURI SABER
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A rare type, the grips of translucent ramshorn with steel pommel.The guard with rolled quillon terminals in the form of dragon?s heads. The fine blade
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 427.50) x 1 = 2,677.50
 
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A RARE OTTOMAN CEKAN WAR HAMMER550 - A RARE OTTOMAN CEKAN WAR HAMMER
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A type closely associated with the Siege of Vienna in 1683, the head finely-wrought of actively-grained pattern-welded damascus steel of characteristi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00 + 950.00) x 1 = 5,950.00
 
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A PAIR OF MONTENEGRIN CELINA PISTOLS & HOLSTER450 - A PAIR OF MONTENEGRIN CELINA PISTOLS & HOLSTER
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A superior PAIR of classic form, stocked entirely in silver with typical large, bud-shaped butts. Exceptionally well-cast, embossed and deeply chased
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (8,500.00 + 1,615.00) x 1 = 10,115.00
 
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A PERSIAN SAFAVID DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SWORD492 - A PERSIAN SAFAVID DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SWORD
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Of high quality, with staghorn grips and faceted steel pommel, the guard wrought of fine Persian black wootz, with gold-inlaid borders. The long, sing
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 1,045.00) x 1 = 6,545.00
 
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AN IMPORTANT GEORGIAN PRESENTATION HUNTING DAGGER421 - AN IMPORTANT GEORGIAN PRESENTATION HUNTING DAGGER
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The work of a master smith, the fine, straight, single-edged blade with raised back edge forged of actively-grained black and silver wootz. Inlaid at
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00 + 760.00) x 1 = 4,760.00
 
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A FINE PAIR OF OTTOMAN KUBUR PISTOLS463 - A FINE PAIR OF OTTOMAN KUBUR PISTOLS
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The walnut stocks with intricately-carved running vines throughout, the buttcaps and barrel sleeves very finely wrought insilver, the wrists with silv
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00
 
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A RARE SCOTTISH TARGE SHIELD477 - A RARE SCOTTISH TARGE SHIELD
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Very seldom encountered, of characteristic planked construction, covered in deeply-patinaed leather. The surface set with brass studs in geometrical m
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 570.00) x 1 = 3,570.00
 
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A RARE PAIR OF MUGHAL BAJUBAND ARMGUARDS490 - A RARE PAIR OF MUGHAL BAJUBAND ARMGUARDS
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Wrought entirely of steel with raised oval panels at the wrist, and lavishly inlaid overall with floral sprays in silver, including the applied, profi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 475.00) x 1 = 2,975.00
 
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MUGHAL ROCK CRYSTAL-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER590 - MUGHAL ROCK CRYSTAL-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER
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Very finely carved, the pommel terminating in a fully-modeled antelope?s head, the bilobate steel guard inlaid in gold floral motifs. The lightly recu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 1,045.00) x 1 = 6,545.00
 
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A RARE POLISH HUSSAR?S SABER417 - A RARE POLISH HUSSAR?S SABER
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Known as a Black Saber, the characteristic open hilt composed of a broad steel guard with flattened and profiled quillon terminals, long, slender lang
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,800.00 - 3,400.00
Sold to floor for (2,900.00 + 551.00) x 1 = 3,451.00
 
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AN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR CUIRASSIER?S ARMOR410 - AN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR CUIRASSIER?S ARMOR
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Comprising a typical English helmet with movable three-bar faceguard and peak, large earguards, and articulated ?lobstertail?neckguard, and a heavy br
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 342.00) x 1 = 2,142.00
 
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A CLOSED BURGONET HELMET425 - A CLOSED BURGONET HELMET
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Probably German, with one-piece skull, the peaked and finely-pierced visor and bevor sharing a common pivot as is typical, the visor and bevor secured
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,309.00
 
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AN ENGLISH TILTING HELMET430 - AN ENGLISH TILTING HELMET
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With one-piece skull, each component with scalloped edge, the split visor and bevor sharing a common pivot as is typical, each secured by large hooks.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00 + 332.50) x 1 = 2,082.50
 
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A TODENKOPF  BURGONET HELMET438 - A TODENKOPF BURGONET HELMET
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German or Northern Italian work, the skull made in two halves, the visor with flared and ridged occularia and long nasal, and sharing a common pivot w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 361.00) x 1 = 2,261.00
 
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A RARE MOROCCAN MUSKET446 - A RARE MOROCCAN MUSKET
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Of Afedali type, with broadly-flared elephant butt, the hardwood stock lavishly and elegantly inlaid with silver floral motifs and Arabic inscriptions
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 361.00) x 1 = 2,261.00
 
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AN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR CUIRASSIER?S ARMOR460 - AN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR CUIRASSIER?S ARMOR
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Comprising a typical English helmet with movable three-bar faceguard and peak struck with an A armorer?s mark, earguards, and articulated ?lobstertail
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 342.00) x 1 = 2,142.00
 
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A FINE MUGHAL KHANJAR DAGGER565 - A FINE MUGHAL KHANJAR DAGGER
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The grip carved of a single section of green jade, with flared, trilobate guard, tapered grip and rolled pommel, carved overall with flowering lotuses
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,800.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (13,000.00 + 2,470.00) x 1 = 15,470.00
 
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A RARE JADE-HILTED OTTOMAN DAGGER595 - A RARE JADE-HILTED OTTOMAN DAGGER
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With faceted one-piece pale jade grip set with a turquoise in a gilded setting, the steel bolster elaborately inlaid in gold with rumi vinework. The
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 570.00) x 1 = 3,570.00
 
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A FINE ZAND DYNASTY KARD DAGGER401 - A FINE ZAND DYNASTY KARD DAGGER
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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.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00 + 332.50) x 1 = 2,082.50
 
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AN ENGLISH PIKEMAN?S ARMOR525 - AN ENGLISH PIKEMAN?S ARMOR
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Comprising a cabasset helmet, breastplate and tassets.The helmet of characteristic domed form, with pearstalk finial and narrow brim with rolled borde
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN SABER580 - AN OTTOMAN SABER
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The rhino grips with original woven wrap and rolled pommel, the silver guard engraved with Ottoman baroque borders. The broad, lightly-curved, single-
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (8,000.00 + 1,520.00) x 1 = 9,520.00
 
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A RARE SCOTTISH DIRK552 - A RARE SCOTTISH DIRK
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The hardwood hilt with high shoulders characteristic of the period, finely carved in Celtic interlace motifs and set with silver studs, the disk pomme
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,200.00 - 2,400.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
 
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AN ELECTOR OF SAXONY CABASSET HELMET440 - AN ELECTOR OF SAXONY CABASSET HELMET
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A rare example, worn by the Elector?s Bodyguard. The domed skull wrought in two pieces, the brim with rolled borders, peaked at both ends. 12 original
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,200.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00 + 437.00) x 1 = 2,737.00
 
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AN ENGLISH BURGONET HELMET451 - AN ENGLISH BURGONET HELMET
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With one-piece skull and rolled comb, the peaked visor and bevor sharing a common pivot as is typical, the bevor secured by a hook. With plume tube to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,200.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00
 
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A RARE PAIR OF CONTINENTAL ELBOW GAUNTLETS480 - A RARE PAIR OF CONTINENTAL ELBOW GAUNTLETS
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With characteristic long cuffs, wrought to cover the elbow with roped and riveted borders, with four articulated plates and a well-embossed knuckle-pl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN SHISHANA RIFLE576 - AN OTTOMAN SHISHANA RIFLE
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Of characteristic form, the actively-grained hardwood stock inlaid with green-stained horn inlays and mounted in engraved silvered bands, the butt cov
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,200.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00
 
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A FINE PERSIAN PESH QABZ DAGGER601 - A FINE PERSIAN PESH QABZ DAGGER
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With elephant grips, the graceful, recurved blade with T-back and chamfered edge, finely chiseled at the forte in vinework motifs, the spine with cent
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,200.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 427.50) x 1 = 2,677.50
 
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A RARE SARDINIAN FLINTLOCK MUSKET416 - A RARE SARDINIAN FLINTLOCK MUSKET
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Of characteristic form, the stock sheathed in pierced and engraved iron. The fine miqueletlock and octagonal barrel engraved. Original ramrod intact.M
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 266.00) x 1 = 1,666.00
 
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A RARE POLISH WINGED HUSSAR  HELMET435 - A RARE POLISH WINGED HUSSAR HELMET
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The domed, ribbed bowl well-forged and surmounted by a ring, the peak, earpieces and four-lamed neck guard separately-applied, each with rolled edges,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 475.00) x 1 = 2,975.00
 
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A SAVOYARD  BURGONET HELMET447 - A SAVOYARD BURGONET HELMET
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Probably German, the name referring to a skull or death?s head. With crested skull, the peaked and pierced visor and bevor sharing a common pivot as i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
 
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A FINE MUGHAL ARCHER?S RING485 - A FINE MUGHAL ARCHER?S RING
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Of characteristic form, well carved of a single large section of gray ?mutton fat? jade and set with numerous cabochon rubies and emeralds a large fac
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 342.00) x 1 = 2,142.00
 
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A POLISH HUSSAR?S SABER486 - A POLISH HUSSAR?S SABER
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The characteristic open hilt composed of a broad steel guard with flattened quillon terminals, long, slender langets and a thumbring and cylindrical s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 266.00) x 1 = 1,666.00
 
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A VICTORIAN COPY OF A GREAT HELM516 - A VICTORIAN COPY OF A GREAT HELM
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Of fine form and requisite weight, showing characteristic five-plate construction, with rounded skull and ridged occularia divided by a nasal, the who
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,100.00 + 399.00) x 1 = 2,499.00
 
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A FINE MUGHAL ARCHER?S RING520 - A FINE MUGHAL ARCHER?S RING
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Of characteristic form, well-formed of a single large section of green jade with lotuses finely carved in relief. Late 17th century. Archer?s rings we
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 342.00) x 1 = 2,142.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER540 - AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER
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Of classic form, the grips with rolled pommel and silver mounts, elegantly engraved with Ottoman geometrical motif borders and circular cartouches con
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 665.00) x 1 = 4,165.00
 
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A RARE OTTOMAN MUSKET566 - A RARE OTTOMAN MUSKET
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A rarely-encountered form from Rumelia (modern Bulgaria) with hardwood stock, the flattened butt of elongated triangular section, profusely carved ove
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 522.50) x 1 = 3,272.50
 
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A HUNGARIAN HUSSAR?S SABER596 - A HUNGARIAN HUSSAR?S SABER
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The characteristic hilt of L-guard type, composed of a steel guard with rolled quillon terminal, integral knucklebow which expands toward its terminal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 304.00) x 1 = 1,904.00
 
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A RARE PANDUR KARABELA YATAGHAN SWORD419 - A RARE PANDUR KARABELA YATAGHAN SWORD
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An extremely rare example carried by the Pandursof Baron von der Trenck c. 1740 Exceptionally long yataghan-form blade with etched motifs including st
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 171.00) x 1 = 1,071.00
 
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A RUSSIAN COSSACK SHASHKA SWORD426 - A RUSSIAN COSSACK SHASHKA SWORD
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The grip carved of a single section of horn with hooked, cleft pommel as is typical. The lightly-curved, single edged blade with one narrow and one br
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 342.00) x 1 = 2,142.00
 
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A RARE SZYSZAK LOBSTERTAIL HELMET442 - A RARE SZYSZAK LOBSTERTAIL HELMET
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An excellent example of Polish or Hungarian workmanship, the skull forged in one piece with radiating flutes and spherical finial mounted through a ci
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00 + 437.00) x 1 = 2,737.00
 
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A CONTINENTAL LOBSTERTAIL HELMET445 - A CONTINENTAL LOBSTERTAIL HELMET
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Likely German workmanship, the skull forged with radiating flutes and a ring finial mounted through a circular top plate. With separately-applied peak
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,309.00
 
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A CABASSET HELMET449 - A CABASSET HELMET
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Probably Northern Italian, forged of a single plate with pronounced ridge to the skull terminating in a pearstalk, with much original finish and brass
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
 
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A CONTINENTAL LOBSTERTAIL HELMET453 - A CONTINENTAL LOBSTERTAIL HELMET
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German or Dutch, the two-piece skull forged with radiating flutes and a ring finial mounted through a circular top plate. With separately-applied peak
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
 
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A RARE ENGLISH LOBSTERTAIL HELMET455 - A RARE ENGLISH LOBSTERTAIL HELMET
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One of few made in the continental style, the two-piece skull with rolled comb, with separately-applied peak with captured, adjustable nasal retained
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
 
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A VIETNAMESE GUOM SABER473 - A VIETNAMESE GUOM SABER
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A very rare type of characteristic form, the silver-mounted hilt with embossed and engraved monsterhead pommel and ferrule, with elephant grip, the si
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
 
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A MUGHAL KARD DAGGER475 - A MUGHAL KARD DAGGER
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A large example, with pale jade hilt, the grip reeded, the pommel carved as a fully-modeled camel?s head. The iron bolsters inlaid with gold floral wo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (8,000.00 + 1,520.00) x 1 = 9,520.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER587 - AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER
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A rare type, of robust dimensions with characteristic waisted walrus grip, the straight, continuously tapering double-edged blade wrought of actively
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 342.00) x 1 = 2,142.00
 
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A FINE AND RARE NORTH INDIAN PESH QABZ DAGGER412 - A FINE AND RARE NORTH INDIAN PESH QABZ DAGGER
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The olive and rust-colored hardstone grips with fine silver pommel in the form of a falcon, with well-engraved features and a festoon of silver chains
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 266.00) x 1 = 1,666.00
 
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AN INDIAN SOSUN PATTAH SWORD422 - AN INDIAN SOSUN PATTAH SWORD
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The steel hilt of shamshir form, terminating in a parrot?s head, with recurved knucklebow and fine floral sprays inlaid in gold overall. The blade of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 247.00) x 1 = 1,547.00
 
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A MONTENEGRIN CELINA PISTOL432 - A MONTENEGRIN CELINA PISTOL
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A superior example of classic form, stocked entirely in silver with typical large, bud-shaped butt. Exceptionally well-cast, embossed and deeply chase
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
 
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A RARE NORTH INDIAN PESH QABZ DAGGER454 - A RARE NORTH INDIAN PESH QABZ DAGGER
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The deep green jade grips with five rubies set in hi-karat gold and a finely-pierced silver toggle. The recurved blade wrought of wootz, with T-shaped
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 266.00) x 1 = 1,666.00
 
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A RARE MUGHAL PLATE & MAIL COAT465 - A RARE MUGHAL PLATE & MAIL COAT
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN YATAGHAN SWORD547 - AN OTTOMAN YATAGHAN SWORD
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00 + 950.00) x 1 = 5,950.00
 
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A PERSIAN QAJAR DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SWORD468 - A PERSIAN QAJAR DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SWORD
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With octagonal grips covered in black shagreen leather, steel pommel and guard of characteristic form. The massive blade of considerable curvature, fo
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (5,600.00 + 1,064.00) x 1 = 6,664.00
 
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A MUGHAL MAIL SUIT246 - A MUGHAL MAIL SUIT
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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
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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A RARE NORTH INDIAN BHUJ GLAIVE/AFGHAN CHOORA297 - A RARE NORTH INDIAN BHUJ GLAIVE/AFGHAN CHOORA
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An elaborately embellished example of characteristic form which likely originated in Bhuj, a city in the Kutch district of Gujerat. The robust, double
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,350.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER373 - AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER
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A rare type, of robust dimensions with characteristic waisted walrus grip, the straight and continuously tapering double-edged blade wrought of active
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 247.00) x 1 = 1,547.00
 
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A PERSIAN SUIT OF ARMOR420 - A PERSIAN SUIT OF ARMOR
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Comprised of an embellished helmet, shield, armguard and battleaxe, etched with scenes from Persian history and inlaid with gold and silver, and a coa
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 228.00) x 1 = 1,428.00
 
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A RARE EASTERN EUROPEAN SZYSZAK HELMET428 - A RARE EASTERN EUROPEAN SZYSZAK HELMET
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Hungarian or Polish work, an earlier form than typically encountered. The domed, handforged two-piece bowl with applied, riveted peak with adjustable
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 361.00) x 1 = 2,261.00
 
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A BLACK & WHITE MORION HELMET433 - A BLACK & WHITE MORION HELMET
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Of characteristic form, wrought in two halves with raised band to either side, polished bright as is the high comb, with the remainder painted black.W
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 266.00) x 1 = 1,666.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER471 - AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER
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The symmetrical grip carved of a single section of green jade, chiseled overall with polygonal cartouches. The straight, double-edged blade forged of
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00 + 437.00) x 1 = 2,737.00
 
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A RARE SIND MATCHLOCK MUSKET483 - A RARE SIND MATCHLOCK MUSKET
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The hardwood stock with characteristically broad triangular butt, with profiled brass mounts throughout, the mechanism intact and functional, with pie
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,309.00
 
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A RARE INDIAN PATISSA SWORD505 - A RARE INDIAN PATISSA SWORD
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Mounted for a British general officer, the hilt comprising a pair of mameluke-type elephant grips with rolled pommel retained by silver bosses formed
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00
 
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AN ALBANIAN TANCIKA MUSKET538 - AN ALBANIAN TANCIKA MUSKET
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A rare form, the black hardwood stock covered almost entirely in finely-engraved steel, an engraved brass plaque set on either side of the butt. The m
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 133.00) x 1 = 833.00
 
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A MOROCCAN MUSKET610 - A MOROCCAN MUSKET
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Of typical Altit form, the elephant butt well aged, much of the stock from butt to lower barrel band covered in pierced and engraved silver appliqu?s.
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,190.00
 
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A PERSIAN KULA KHUD HELMET360 - A PERSIAN KULA KHUD HELMET
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Of characteristic hemispherical form with top spike, adjustable nasal bar, and plume tubes, embellished with engraved bands of spiral flowering vines
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 304.00) x 1 = 1,904.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER411 - AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER
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Of classic form, the grips of translucent horn with characteristic rolled pommel. The mounts of brass, the blade appears to be forged of wootz steel,
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 342.00) x 1 = 2,142.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER431 - AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER
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Of classic form, the grips of horn with characteristic rolled pommel. The mounts of brass, engraved with the Seal of Solomon and geometrical borders,
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 475.00) x 1 = 2,975.00
 
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A MUGHAL KARD DAGGER498 - A MUGHAL KARD DAGGER
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The grip a single section of pale jade with the pommel carved as a fully-modeled lion?s head, the ruby eyes set in high-karat gold. The bolsters finel
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00 + 712.50) x 1 = 4,462.50
 
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AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER529 - AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER
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Of classic form, the wooden grips with characteristic rolled pommel. The mounts of brass, engraved in vegetal motifs with geometrical borders, the T-b
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (2,800.00 + 532.00) x 1 = 3,332.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER556 - AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER
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Of classic form, the grips of translucent rhino with characteristic rolled pommel. The guard of brass, the blade forged of finely-detailed wootz steel
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 617.50) x 1 = 3,867.50
 
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A RARE AFGHAN SIPAR SHIELD559 - A RARE AFGHAN SIPAR SHIELD
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An exceptionally large example, lightly-domed and composed of thick cording on a metallic weft in yellow with prominent geometrical designs in blue, w
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 228.00) x 1 = 1,428.00
 
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A PERSIAN ZAND DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SWORD570 - A PERSIAN ZAND DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SWORD
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With horn grips bound at the base with braided silver wire, steel pommel and guard of characteristic form. The substantial blade of shallow curvature,
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (3,100.00 + 589.00) x 1 = 3,689.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER585 - AN OTTOMAN PALA SABER
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Of classic form, the wooden grips with characteristic rolled pommel. The guard of brass, the gilded silver tangband engraved in floral motifs, the T-b
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 570.00) x 1 = 3,570.00
 
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A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER531 - A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER
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Lakh work, mounted entirely in engraved and nielloed silver and panels of fine filigree, struck on the reverse with a Georgian (?) mark. Fullered, dou
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 1,350.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 152.00) x 1 = 952.00
 
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A MUGHAL ROCK CRYSTAL-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER390 - A MUGHAL ROCK CRYSTAL-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER
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The grip finely carved, with rolled pommel and lotus motifs in relief. The recurved, single-edged blade forged of actively-patterned wootzdamascus ste
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (3,400.00 + 646.00) x 1 = 4,046.00
 
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AN OTTOMAN BLUNDERBUSS402 - AN OTTOMAN BLUNDERBUSS
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A fine example of the type, the walnut stock with elaborate carving and silver wire inlay at the butt. With French-style flintlock mechanism and massi
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00 + 237.50) x 1 = 1,487.50
 
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A SOUTH INDIAN PATA SWORD418 - A SOUTH INDIAN PATA SWORD
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An earlier than average example of the type, forged entirely of steel.The embossed gauntlet with raised panels representing eyes, with applied, scallo
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Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 104.50) x 1 = 654.50
 
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A FINE ZAND DYNASTY KARD DAGGER424 - A FINE ZAND DYNASTY KARD DAGGER
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A robust example of high quality with horn grip, the bolster true-inlaid with gold. The single-edged blade with raise panel at the forte, forged of Pe
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 133.00) x 1 = 833.00
 
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A PERSIAN KARD DAGGER434 - A PERSIAN KARD DAGGER
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Of typical form with staghorn grips, the tangbands, ferrules and blade all forged of fine, actively-patterned Persian Kara Taban wootz damascus steel,
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 266.00) x 1 = 1,666.00
 
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A EUROPEAN RONDACHE SHIELD459 - A EUROPEAN RONDACHE SHIELD
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Handwrought of steel, with embossed panels and studded overall with domed rivets, together with etched vinework and stands of arms, with roped border
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,309.00
 
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A PERSIAN SUIT OF ARMOR470 - A PERSIAN SUIT OF ARMOR
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Comprised of an embellished helmet, shield, and armguard, etched with scenes from Persian history, and a coat of mail. The helmet of characteristic he
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 142.50) x 1 = 892.50
 
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AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER478 - AN OTTOMAN HANCER DAGGER
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Mounted entirely in silver, the symmetrical, filigreed grip with numerous reeded corals in box settings, the blade straight, double-edged and fullered
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 133.00) x 1 = 833.00
 
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A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER506 - A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER
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Superb Kubachi work, the horn grips mounted in engraved and nielloed silver, the bosses en suite. The handwrought, straight, double-edged blade with o
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,309.00
 
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A PERSIAN 'ALIM STANDARD524 - A PERSIAN 'ALIM STANDARD
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Probably Zand Dynasty, of very finely-pierced gilded brass, in the form of a trefoil surmounted by a crescent, and containing the evocation of God, YA
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 114.00) x 1 = 714.00
 
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A MUGHAL PESH QABZ DAGGER528 - A MUGHAL PESH QABZ DAGGER
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The grip of characteristic form, elaborately embossed and engraved in floral patterns, gilded, and set with numerous colored stones. The blade with T-
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,380.00
 
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A PERSIAN QAJAR DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SABER535 - A PERSIAN QAJAR DYNASTY SHAMSHIR SABER
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A large example, with antler grips and faceted steel pommel cap and guard forged of Persian Kara Khorassan black wootz. The robust, lightly curved and
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 617.50) x 1 = 3,867.50
 
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A MUGHAL PESH QABZ DAGGER536 - A MUGHAL PESH QABZ DAGGER
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With green jade grip with rolled pommel, embellished with finely-carved lotuses, and steel bolsers inlaid with gold flowers. The straight, continuousl
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 617.50) x 1 = 3,867.50
 
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AN INDIAN KULAH ZIREH MAIL HELMET562 - AN INDIAN KULAH ZIREH MAIL HELMET
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A rare piece of Indian armor composed of small, unriveted iron and brass rings worked in a repeating lozenge pattern throughout. With deep V-shaped fl
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 228.00) x 1 = 1,428.00
 
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A PERSIAN QAJAR DYNASTY KARD DAGGER573 - A PERSIAN QAJAR DYNASTY KARD DAGGER
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Of typical form with staghorn grips carved with cartouches containing Persian kings and heroes, the tangbands and ferrules chiseled and inlaid with go
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 1,785.00
 
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A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER579 - A CAUCASIAN KINDJAL DAGGER
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Kubachi work of above-average quality, wrought entirely of thick silver, delicately engraved and nielloed throughout. The double-edged blade with acut
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 266.00) x 1 = 1,666.00
 
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AN AFGHAN SHAMSHIR SABER591 - AN AFGHAN SHAMSHIR SABER
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With faceted steel pommel cap and guard, and wooden grips with remains of leather covering. The robust, lightly curved and single-edged blade engraved
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to mk_ditchwi.. for (500.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 595.00
 
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A MUGHAL ROCK CRYSTAL-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER597 - A MUGHAL ROCK CRYSTAL-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER
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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
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00 + 437.00) x 1 = 2,737.00
 
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