Antique Arms, Armour and Collectors Firearms

Christie's
30 April 2013, London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 30.04.2013

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A JAPANESE SURI-AGE KATANA

A JAPANESE SURI-AGE KATANA
SIGNED NAMI (NAMIHANA (NO) JU KOIKE NOBUYUKI, DATED TO THE BUNKYU ERA (1861-4)
A JAPANESE SURI-AGE KATANA SIGNED NAMI (NAMIHANA (NO) JU KOIKE NOBUYUKI, DATED TO THE BUNKYU ERA (1861-4) With bohi grooves, o-kissaki tip, chrysanthemum-shaped pierced iron tsuba with gilt

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.200 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A RARE HARDENED-LEATHER LAMELLAR COAT

A RARE HARDENED-LEATHER LAMELLAR COAT
TIBET OR NORTH WEST CHINA, 19TH CENTURY
A RARE HARDENED-LEATHER LAMELLAR COAT TIBET OR NORTH WEST CHINA, 19TH CENTURY Comprising four large plates shaped to the back and front of the shoulders with nine rows of smaller overlapping plates below, open at the

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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TWO INDO-PERSIAN KULAH KHUDS, A DHAL, AND THREE SABRES

TWO INDO-PERSIAN KULAH KHUDS, A DHAL, AND THREE SABRES
19TH CENTURY
TWO INDO-PERSIAN KULAH KHUDS, A DHAL, AND THREE SABRES 19TH CENTURY The first each with domed skull, central spike, two plume-holders, adjustable nasal (one associated), and iron camail of small butted rings, one etched with

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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TWO DAGGERS WITH GOLD-DAMASCENED DECORATION

TWO DAGGERS WITH GOLD-DAMASCENED DECORATION
INDIAN, 19TH CENTURY
TWO DAGGERS WITH GOLD-DAMASCENED DECORATION INDIAN, 19TH CENTURY Each with watered steel single-edged blade (one reprofiled at tip), steel guard decorated with gold-damascened foliage and flower-heads, one with one-piece bone grip

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A BALKAN SILVER-MOUNTED DAGGER & A STEEL-HILTED SMALL-SWORD ...

A BALKAN SILVER-MOUNTED DAGGER & A STEEL-HILTED SMALL-SWORD
THE FIRST 19TH CENTURY, THE SECOND 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY DUTCH
A BALKAN SILVER-MOUNTED DAGGER & A STEEL-HILTED SMALL-SWORD THE FIRST 19TH CENTURY, THE SECOND 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY DUTCH The first with spear-point blade with punched

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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TWO BALKAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS

TWO BALKAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS
19TH CENTURY
TWO BALKAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS 19TH CENTURY the second with tapering barrel decorated towards the stepped breech with silver-inlaid flower-heads and stars, tang encased in nielloed silver, flat lock with silver damascened decoration, walnut

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A LEFT-HAND DAGGER IN SAXON 17TH CENTURY STYLE

A LEFT-HAND DAGGER IN SAXON 17TH CENTURY STYLE
19TH CENTURY
A LEFT-HAND DAGGER IN SAXON 17TH CENTURY STYLE 19TH CENTURY With double-edged blade, possibly earlier, of flattened diamond section, iron hilt comprising two flattened and grooved forward-curved quillons, outer ring-guard with pierced

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A VENETIAN SCHIAVONA

A VENETIAN SCHIAVONA
17TH CENTURY
A VENETIAN SCHIAVONA 17TH CENTURY With flat double-edged blade with a short fuller on each side struck with a stylised 'S', characteristic iron basket-hilt of flattened bars, one with faint struck mark (possibly the Venetian winged lion), inner thumb-ring, short

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A VENETIAN SCHIAVONA

A VENETIAN SCHIAVONA
17TH CENTURY
A VENETIAN SCHIAVONA 17TH CENTURY With broad flat double-edged blade struck with the letter 'S' and cut with three short fullers on each side, characteristic iron basket-hilt of flattened bars, one struck with a mark, inner thumb-ring, short rear-quillon, pierced

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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TWO HALBERDS

TWO HALBERDS
PROBABLY GERMAN, 16TH CENTURY
TWO HALBERDS PROBABLY GERMAN, 16TH CENTURY Each with stout central spike of stiff diamond section, flat-fronted axe-blade pierced with a quatrefoil, slightly downcurved rear fluke pierced with a key-hole shaped slot, two side-straps, and later wooden

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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TWO HALBERDS

TWO HALBERDS
THE FIRST ITALIAN, 17TH CENTURY, THE SECOND GERMAN, 16TH CENTURY
TWO HALBERDS THE FIRST ITALIAN, 17TH CENTURY, THE SECOND GERMAN, 16TH CENTURY The first with central spike of tapering diamond section, the base of the spike with a large cushion pierced with human-masks and leaves

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A COMPOSITE LEFT-HAND DAGGER, AND A STILETTO

A COMPOSITE LEFT-HAND DAGGER, AND A STILETTO
THE FIRST GERMAN OR ITALIAN, LATE 16TH CENTURY, THE SECOND ITALIAN, MID-17TH CENTURY
A COMPOSITE LEFT-HAND DAGGER, AND A STILETTO THE FIRST GERMAN OR ITALIAN, LATE 16TH CENTURY, THE SECOND ITALIAN, MID-17TH CENTURY The first in excavated condition, with

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A BRACE OF TWO-HAND PROCESSIONAL SWORDS

A BRACE OF TWO-HAND PROCESSIONAL SWORDS
IN GERMAN 16TH CENTURY STYLE
A BRACE OF TWO-HAND PROCESSIONAL SWORDS IN GERMAN 16TH CENTURY STYLE The first each with broad double-edged blade, one waved, side-lugs, black-leather-covered ricasso, and iron hilt with spatulate quillons, side-rings, arms

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A COMPOSITE RAPIER

A COMPOSITE RAPIER
GERMAN OR ITALIAN, CIRCA 1630
A COMPOSITE RAPIER GERMAN OR ITALIAN, CIRCA 1630 With slender blade of flattened hexagonal section, ricasso of rectangular section struck with a mark, iron hilt of rounded bars comprising upper and lower side-rings, the former linked to the

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A CEREMONIAL TWO-HAND BROADSWORD

A CEREMONIAL TWO-HAND BROADSWORD
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A CEREMONIAL TWO-HAND BROADSWORD LATE 19TH CENTURY With tapering double-edged blade, copper-coloured slightly down-turned quillons of tapering rectangular section, swelling cord-bound grip, large copper-coloured disc pommel with applied lion-mask

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A MILITARY RAPIER

A MILITARY RAPIER
GERMAN, CIRCA 1630
A MILITARY RAPIER GERMAN, CIRCA 1630 With tapering blade of diamond section, ricasso of rectangular section, guard formed of flattened bars including vertically recurved quillons each with swelled tip, upper ring-guard, lower ring-guard flanked by a pair of

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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TWO COMPOSITE SWEPT-HILT RAPIERS & A DECORATIVE SWEPT-HILT R...

TWO COMPOSITE SWEPT-HILT RAPIERS & A DECORATIVE SWEPT-HILT RAPIER
17TH CENTURY AND LATER
TWO COMPOSITE SWEPT-HILT RAPIERS & A DECORATIVE SWEPT-HILT RAPIER 17TH CENTURY AND LATER The first each with slender double-edged fullered blade, one with faint signature (perhaps '... Toledo'), guard of bars

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A COMPOSITE SCOTTISH BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD

A COMPOSITE SCOTTISH BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD
THIRD QUARTER OF THE 18TH CENTURY
A COMPOSITE SCOTTISH BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD THIRD QUARTER OF THE 18TH CENTURY With double-edged blade of flattened hexagonal section, iron guard of flattened bars supporting shields with heart-shaped piercings

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A COMPOSITE MORTUARY-HILTED BACK-SWORD

A COMPOSITE MORTUARY-HILTED BACK-SWORD
ENGLISH, BLADE DATED '1678'
A COMPOSITE MORTUARY-HILTED BACK-SWORD ENGLISH, BLADE DATED '1678' With single-edged fullered blade etched on each side with foliage and Latin inscriptions, hilt with three bars linked by two arms, the two outer bars each pierced

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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AN BRITISH PATTERN 1788 CAVALRY OFFICER'S BACK-SWORD

AN BRITISH PATTERN 1788 CAVALRY OFFICER'S BACK-SWORD
BY BLAND, CIRCA 1790
AN BRITISH PATTERN 1788 CAVALRY OFFICER'S BACK-SWORD BY BLAND, CIRCA 1790 With tapering spear-point blade etched on each side at the forte with a large 'GR' cypher and signed 'BLAND' on one side beneath the cypher, iron

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A GERMAN TRIANGULAR LEATHER-COVERED MUSKETEER'S POWDER-FLASK...

A GERMAN TRIANGULAR LEATHER-COVERED MUSKETEER'S POWDER-FLASK
EARLY 17TH CENTURY
A GERMAN TRIANGULAR LEATHER-COVERED MUSKETEER'S POWDER-FLASK EARLY 17TH CENTURY With leather-covered wooden body with two iron loops for a suspension-strap on each side, the leather covering tooled with lines, bands of

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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AN ARMET

AN ARMET
POSSIBLY ITALIAN, MID-16TH CENTURY
AN ARMET POSSIBLY ITALIAN, MID-16TH CENTURY With one-piece skull with low roped comb and incised on either side with a pair of lines, the lower-edge at the base of the skull formed as a hollow roped flange designed to turn on a gorget, later bellows

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A VERY SCARCE FRENCH FIRST EMPIRE 'MDE 1810' CARABINIER CUIR...

A VERY SCARCE FRENCH FIRST EMPIRE 'MDE. 1810' CARABINIER CUIRASS
SIGNED DOBBELEAR, CIRCA 1811-14
A VERY SCARCE FRENCH FIRST EMPIRE 'MDE. 1810' CARABINIER CUIRASS SIGNED DOBBELEAR, CIRCA 1811-14 Comprising steel breast- and back-plates each with applied brass facing, brass-domed lining-rivets and

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A 16-BORE SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK OFFICER'S PISTOL

A 16-BORE SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK OFFICER'S PISTOL
BY DURS EGG, LONDON, LONDON SILVER HALLMARKS FOR 1795
A 16-BORE SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK OFFICER'S PISTOL BY DURS EGG, LONDON, LONDON SILVER HALLMARKS FOR 1795 With swamped twist rebrowned barrel signed 'D.EGG, LONDON' in gold on the full length

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A 16-BORE FLINTLOCK SERVICE PISTOL OF NEW LAND PATTERN TYPE ...

A 16-BORE FLINTLOCK SERVICE PISTOL OF NEW LAND PATTERN TYPE
CIRCA 1815-20
A 16-BORE FLINTLOCK SERVICE PISTOL OF NEW LAND PATTERN TYPE CIRCA 1815-20 With tapering barrel, flat bevelled lock incised with double borderlines and marked with a crown and 'TOWER', walnut three-quarter stock, brass

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 350 £ - 450 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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AN ITALIAN 22-BORE ROMAN-LOCK PISTOL

AN ITALIAN 22-BORE ROMAN-LOCK PISTOL
THIRD QUARTER OF THE 18TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN 22-BORE ROMAN-LOCK PISTOL THIRD QUARTER OF THE 18TH CENTURY With two-stage octagonal to round barrel, scroll engraved flat lock, figured walnut full stock carved in relief with a border and a spray of foliage around

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A 40-BORE ALL-STEEL FLINTLOCK HIGHLAND DRESS PISTOL

A 40-BORE ALL-STEEL FLINTLOCK HIGHLAND DRESS PISTOL
SIGNED WHITEHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1820
A 40-BORE ALL-STEEL FLINTLOCK HIGHLAND DRESS PISTOL SIGNED WHITEHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1820 With three-stage barrel engraved with scrollwork and a thistle on the central section and signed 'LONDON' on the

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A BRASS-BARRELLED FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS

A BRASS-BARRELLED FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS
BY WALKER, NORWICH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A BRASS-BARRELLED FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS BY WALKER, NORWICH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY With three-stage barrel with turned slightly belled muzzle, fitted with a spring-bayonet beneath, a ramrod to the left side, and signed

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.600 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A VERY UNUSUAL FINE CASED GERMAN 28-BORE PERCUSSION TARGET P...

A VERY UNUSUAL FINE CASED GERMAN 28-BORE PERCUSSION TARGET PISTOL
BY LOUIS ADAMI, BERLIN, CIRCA 1850-60
A VERY UNUSUAL FINE CASED GERMAN 28-BORE PERCUSSION TARGET PISTOL BY LOUIS ADAMI, BERLIN, CIRCA 1850-60 With heavy blued two-stage barrel with turned bulbous muzzle inlaid with gold bands

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2013

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A VERY UNUSUAL 20-BORE ALL-STEEL PERCUSSION SPORTING GUN

A VERY UNUSUAL 20-BORE ALL-STEEL PERCUSSION SPORTING GUN
PROBABLY DUTCH OR NORTH GERMAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A VERY UNUSUAL 20-BORE ALL-STEEL PERCUSSION SPORTING GUN PROBABLY DUTCH OR NORTH GERMAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY With slightly tapering sighted barrel fitted with a keg-shaped percussion drum on

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 30.04.2013