Arms, Armour & Militaria

Chiswick Auctions
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Großbritannien und Nordirland
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Datum der Auktion: 29.05.2019

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A 19th century Indian tulwar sword, featuring a slightly curved single-edged 80cm blade, mounted in a cast metal hilt. The hilt featuring extensive decoration, consisting of animals, including tigers, antelopes, elephants and birds, with one mythical humanoid character on the top of the unusual

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 280 £ - 320 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An 18th or 19th century Indian sosun pattah sword of good quality, proportioned for a child. The triple-fullered recurved blade is 49cm long and of good quality manufacture. It features two narrow fullers towards the blunt spine and one wider fuller towards the cutting edge. The iron hilt is of

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 220 £ - 280 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A high quality Indian tulwar (sword) of the 19th century, featuring a hilt with detailed silver inlay decoration. Curved, single-edged, good quality steel blade (76 cm long in a straight line from tip to hilt), having interrupted triple narrow fullers near the spine, behind one main central fuller

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An unusual Indian sword sosun pattah, of very recurved blade form, mounted on a traditional tulwar style hilt. The blade exhibiting laminations from traditional manufacture and the steel hilt having engraved floral decoration remaining visible. The blade is 66cm long (total length 76cm) and it is

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 190 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A yataghan sword in scabbard, featuring a good quality blade with inscriptions and maker's stamp. Probably later (c.1900) Balkan fittings on an earlier (c. 1800) Turkish blade. The recurved blade of 58cm long, with a form of Arabic or Turkish writing finely engraved on both sides and floral

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An Indo-Persian (probably Indian) kard dagger, featuring a wootz steel blade of 20.5cm (pattern dull, but visible) and a hilt with probable walrus ivory grip scales and a bone ferrule. The floral decorated backstrap is of yellow metal. The scabbard is of copper, with copper-alloy fittings and one

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 220 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An Indian tulwar, or curved sword, of the 18th or 19th century. Featuring a probable-wootz steel blade (the pattern visible in places through the patina) and an iron hilt of typical form, with gold inlaid koftgari in floral motifs. There was once a knucklebow to the hilt, which seems to have been

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A 19th century Ottoman Turkish yataghan sword. Recurved blade 56cm long, with silver inlay emblem, etched script and engraved decoration. Blade with corrosion to the end half and some loss to the cutting edge. Copper alloy, glass and coral decorated hilt fittings, with ivory grip plates and large

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A 20th century rendition of a pesh kabz type dagger, perhaps originating in Afghanistan, Pakistan or India. Robust blade of 22cm with reinforced armour-piercing point, the blade inlaid with brass foliage and birds. The grip of bone (probably camel), with horn butt-cap. Scabbard of traditional Afghan

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A pair of Qajar Persian battle axes, or perhaps halberd heads, of steel, with crocodile covering to the handles which is indicative of being Sudan trade items. Both with etched decorated blades, top spikes and rear projections, one being triple-pointed and the other more like an elephant driver's

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An Indo-Persian tabar fighting axe with silver koftgari inlay visible to the head. Blade with 9.5cm cutting edge (damaged at the top) and 17cm from edge to back hammer. Shaft of wood (69cm long) with remains of fabric covering and one iron langet down the right hand side

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A Qajar Persian battle axe entirely made of steel, covered in etched Persian decoration. Blade edge of 19cm long, 19cm from axe edge to back spike. Total length of axe from top spike to pommel 70.5cm

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An 18th or 19th century Indian tulwar, robust hilt and blade of double-fullered European form, 68cm long. Together with an Afghan Khyber knife of typical form, but with faulty hilt, the t-section blade being 60cm long

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An unusually large proportioned Afghan/Pathan 'khyber knife' or choora. The T-section blade with fullers, single-edged and 60cm long. The hilt constructed of brass and wood, with engraved decoration to the brass ferrule and backstrap. Some losses to the hilt, including one side of the brass ferrule

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 220 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A fine quality Indian tulwar of the 19th century, with extensive silver koftgari applied to the iron hilt. The blade of flat wedge-section, 75cm long, with apple seed edge and traditional ricasso level with the langets. Hilt of typical outline, with extended langets and knucklebow, with flat disc

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A high status Indian tulwar (sword) with gold and silver koftgari floral decoration to the hilt and serrated blade. The steel blade being curved and 79cm long, with a serrated section on the front edge for 53cm, with a false edge of 28cm at the back and traditional ricasso, level with the langets

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An Indian 18th or early-19th century sword with a curved blade and 'Hindu basket' hilt. The basket hilt of a type found on earlier 17th century swords and continued into the 18th century, with khanda/patissa style crossguard, guard plate and pommel, with added broad knucklebow at the front. Also

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A late-19th or early-20th century Burmese dha sword. Blade 63cm long and single-edged, with a fuller, having inlay white and yellow metal decoration to each side of the blade, as well as the spine. Copper alloy hilt fittings and shagreen grip covering. Housed in wood and brass scabbard. Overall

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 280 £ - 320 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A Malaysian, Sumatran or Indonesian sewar dagger or knife with silver hilt and scabbard mounts. The single-edged and forward-curved blade of 24.5cm, mounted in a tradition flaring grip which is covered in decorated silver sheet metal. The carved wooden scabbard having a sleeve of heavily decorated

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Seven ethnic knives and daggers, including an Indian kukri (22cm blade) in sheath, an Indian dagger in sheath (14.5cm blade), a South American sheath knife with aluminium hilt (19cm blade), a David Zissu of Solingen export knife (17cm blade) for the South American/Mexican market, a deer-footed

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 40 £ - 70 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Two 19th century Indian arrows, with steel arrowheads, bamboo shafts, flared nocks, binding for the fletchings (which are no longer present) and remnants of painted decoration to the binding. Where the fletchings were originally glued to the shafts it is evident that one arrow had four feathers and

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 90 £ - 120 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An 18th/19th century Indian katar (punch dagger), with 17cm blade, having raised mid-rib and reinforced armour-piercing tip. Associated wood and fabric sheath, total length 36cm

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 90 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A 19th century Indian scissors katar dagger. The two grip bars compress together to open up the two halves of the outer blade, revealing the third dagger blade contained inside. With silver damascene decoration all over, in floral and geometic patterns. Overall length 42cm

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An 18th or early-19th century Indian katar of good quality. A deeply carved decorated blade of 25cm long, featuring figures and foliage, having an armour-piercing reinforced point. The hilt with double grip bars and remains of gold koftgari to the inside and outside of both side bars. Overall 43cm

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 350 £ - 450 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A 19th or early-20th century Islamic round steel shield probably from Persia. Qajar style figures and animals etched to surface. Four bolts and rings to inside for the attachment of holding straps. 48.5cm diameter

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 220 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A 19th century Qajar Persian set of shield (separ) and helmet (kulah khud). Both made of steel and decorated with Persian figures, script and floral motifs. Inlaid with yellow metal additional decoration and brass edging to shield. The shield with four knobs on the outside and strap mounting rings

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A horn or antler Indo-Persian archer's thumb ring, probably of the 17th or 18th century. 4cm diameter at the widest points, 2.5cm internal ring diameter

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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An Indo-Persian dagger, featuring a grip of rock crystal (19th century) and a later blade (8 inches / 20cm). The blade and ferrule are silver-plated and feature scenes with tigers hunting deer. Overall length 13 inches (33cm

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A 19th century qama/kindjal dagger from the Caucasus, featuring a 24.5cm steel blade. Offset fullers on each side, mounted with an iron hilt, having engraved flower motifs and the two decorative tang-rivet heads being surrounded by remnants of yellow metal inlay. 35.5cm overall length, lacking

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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A large example of a shashka sabre, or sword, with silver inlay to both hilt and blade, with Islamic styling. Possibly from Uzbekistan. The large blade being 89cm long by 4cm wide, with a sweeping curve and hatchet tip

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019