Edged Weapons, Armor, & Militaria

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Datum der Auktion: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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EARLY STONE MORTER AND PESTLE.

c. 1800's. Quite early. Bowl 8" diameter and 6" tall. Pestle 7" tall. Item Dimensions: Larger: 5 - 1/2" x 9" x 10". Name Value Paperwork

Los #: 1001

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 400 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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ORNATE CHINESE BRONZE RITUAL SCEPTER.

Measuring 19" overall consisting of a faceted shaft displaying spiral engraving, handle with gilt-faced human heads, pommel and tip exhibiting gilt crowns. CONDITION: The bronze displays a green patina, minor wear to the gilt surfaces. DG Item Dimensions: Length: 19

Los #: 1002

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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INDIAN ANKUS WITH ELEPHANT POMMEL.

Indian pierced iron elephant goad or ankus. These hooks are used by the mahout (the keepers, trainers, and drivers of elephants) to control elephants. Thick double-edged point, with openwork center panel and reinforced thickened tip. To one side protrudes a recurved hook, also with reinforced

Los #: 1003

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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INDIAN JAMBIYA WITH DAMASCUS BLADE.

Curved blade forged from fine pattern welded (Damascus) steel with high central ridge, handle is steel decorated with gold koftgari work. Dagger is complete with its wood scabbard cover in green velvet and accented with gold cords. CONDITION: Excellent with little wear. DG Item Dimensions: Length

Los #: 1004

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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SOUTH INDIAN CHILANUM.

Of all forged steel construction, double edge recurved 5 fuller blade terminating in an armor piercing tip. Classical sculptural hilt with single guard. CONDITION: Excellent, mostly grey metal with minor dark staining. DG Item Dimensions: Length: 18". Name Value Blade Length 11 - 1/2" Overall Length

Los #: 1005

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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PRE-COLUMBIAN INCA TEXTILE BELT.

An Inca textile belt from Peru, Ca. 1450 - 1530 A.D. measuring 8-1/2' long by 5/8" wide. Geometric pattern from one end to the other with opposing colors from one side to obverse side. Natural dyes of camelid wool in brown, red (cochineal), and white. CONDITION: Excellent with minor wear at the

Los #: 1006

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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EARLY ENGRAVED GERMAN AX WITH ORIGINAL HAFT.

The iron head measures 5-1/4" in length with a 2-5/16" straight cutting edge. The bottom edge is scalloped and both sides are decorated with ornate engraved scrolls on a stippled brown. There is a round piercing about 3/8" from the cutting edge in the center of the blade. The right side features a

Los #: 1007

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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FINE GERMAN SWORD CANE DATED 1785.

This German sword cane measures 40-7/8" overall. The straight tapered double edged blade has faceted convex faces on both sides with some scroll engraving and small fullers near the top. The handle and scabbard are made of wood with brass mounts and ferrules. On one side there is an engraved and

Los #: 1008

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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LOT OF 2: DANISH NAVY OFFICER AND TURKISH OFFICER SWORDS.

A) Danish Navy Officer's Sword. Hilt is gilded with anchor on the cup-guard and rococo designs on the pommel, carved mother of pearl grip scales, slightly curved blade with pronounced quill back, marked on ricasso "C.L. SEIFERT KGL. HOF GULDTRAEKKER KJOBENHAVN" and makers mark on the reverse. Ray

Los #: 1009

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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SPANISH CUP-HILT RAPIER.

Straight double edged blade with convex surfaces on both sides. Right side marked "**IOANIS*V**" and the left side marked "**IN TOLEDO**". Cup hilt chased with relief shell designs and scrollwork, as well as a floral design on the right side. Grip is wrapped with braided and twisted steel wire

Los #: 1010

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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COMPOSITE SEMI-CUP-HILT RAPIER.

Straight tapered double edge blade with deep partial fuller towards top on both sides and indistinct maker's name in fuller. Hilt also shows an indistinct maker's mark. Perforated guard with smaller counterguard on right side. Grip is wrapped with steel wire and pommel is oval shaped with a separate

Los #: 1011

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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COMPOSITE SWEPT-HILT RAPIER.

Straight double edged diamond section blade. Partial fuller near top marked "SOLINGEN". Hilt shows areas of restoration and some replaced pieces Grip has been re-wrapped with twisted steel wire. Pommel is a replacement. CONDITION: Heavy pitting throughout. Sword has been chemically cleaned and now

Los #: 1012

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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SPANISH CUP-HILT RAPIER.

Straight tapered double edged with small partial fuller near top on both sides. Fuller is engraved with indistinct maker's name on both sides. Cup-hilt has chased decoration on right side. Left side engraved with simple border. Grip wrapped with twisted steel wire. Flattened ball pommel. CONDITION

Los #: 1013

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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GOOD SWEPT-HILT RAPIER.

Straight tapered, double-edged diamond section blade with partial center fuller at top on each side and a few indistinct makers marks. Classic iron guard with four branches on each side, a tightly woven steel wire wrapped grip with braided knots at top and bottom, and a large tapered cylindrical

Los #: 1014

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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LATE 1700'S FRENCH HUNTING SWORD.

French gilted brass mounted hunting sword with a straight double edge blade, engraved and gilted with foliage and trophies on a blued panel. The hilt comprises a crossguard cast with dog heads, checkered grip and lion's head pommel. The leather scabbard retaining its throat featuring an engraved

Los #: 1015

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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SILVER MOUNTED TURKISH YATAGAN.

19th Century Yataghan sword from the Ottoman Empire. Slightly down curving blade of typical form, grips are cut and carved from walrus tusks with chased silver front and backstaps. The wood scabbard is covered with chased silver displaying rococo designs, the lower portion worked with stands of arms

Los #: 1016

Schätzpreis: 900 $ - 1.400 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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SILVER MOUNTED CAUCASIAN SHASQUA.

Probably late 19th or early 20th century. The slightly curved blade has a 7" false edge and 2 partial fullers on each side. 1 side is engraved with a moon and 3 stars, as well as with some designs at ricasso, other side engraved with a sun in splendor and with other designs at ricasso. The

Los #: 1017

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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LARGE 19TH CENTURY STYLE PERCUSSION CANNON WITH ACCESSORIES.

This is a large modern made - although very old - steel tube cannon in the style of popular 19th Century cannons of the pre-1860 era. Its tube is 40" long and the bore diameter is 2-5/16". The firing mechanism utilizes a percussion cap ignition system with a hammer-type striker. Once the cannon is

Los #: 1018

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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LOT OF 2: IRON CANNONS ON WOOD CARRIAGES.

(A) 19th Century Iron Cannon on Wood Carriage. This small iron cannon could have been used as a ships signal gun, or for landing party defense. Carriage and wheels are possibly of more recent manufacture than the tube, however the wheel mounts are original and are of hand forged iron. Measurements

Los #: 1019

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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SWORD CANE WITH 17TH CENTURY PASSAU-WOLF MARKED RAPIER BLADE

Using a 17th century rapier blade, this sword cane likely represents the use of a family or ancestral blade by a descendant in the early to mid-1800s, when a gentleman no longer went out obviously armed, but still felt obligated to carry a weapon. The cane body/scabbard and handle are wood. The

Los #: 1020

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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A 16TH CENTURY STYLE SWEPT HILT RAPIER WITH ELABORATE AND SUPERBLY CHISELED...

This grand example of late 16th century style, most likely German sword, steel chiseling is of extravagant proportions. Hilt is probably Victorian era. The swept hilt is chiseled with scenes of knight on horseback in combat. Ricasso chiseled with knight on horseback with flag and laurels. Elaborate

Los #: 1021

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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AN ATTRACTIVE COMPOSITE FULL SUIT OF GERMAN ARMOR IN THE STYLE OF ANTON...

While unmarked, the style of the armor is extremely reminiscent of Anton Peffenhauser of Augsburg. Raised roped comb on helm which has 2 lames at neck. Visor, plume holder, and lames a later replacement. Arm defenses are composite with heart shaped couters period, but other pieces probably later

Los #: 1022

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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EXTREMELY FINE SILVER-HILTED ENGLISH SMALL SWORD.

c. 1750, this sword has a straight triangular colichemarde blade with traces of decoration at top. Fine pierced solid silver hilt. Round guard decorated with pierced and chased scrolls, birds, and flag motifs. Pommel is also pierced and features arms motifs on both sides. The knucklebow is decorated

Los #: 1023

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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VERY FINE ENGLISH SILVER-HILTED SMALL SWORD WITH CHASED AND GILDED HILT.

Probably second half of the 18th century. Tapered and double-edged straight blade with multi-faceted faces, both sides decorated with etched and gilded scroll designs covering the entire length of the blade. The solid silver hilt has high relief foliate motifs chased on a stippled ground on the clam

Los #: 1024

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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LOT OF 3 EUROPEAN EDGED WEAPONS: 2 PIKES AND 1 DAGGER.

A) Early European Dagger with tapering double edge blade with median ridge, prominent down swept iron quillons and iron pommel. CONDITION: Metal is dark with areas of pitting, grip wrap missing. B) Iron pike head with double edge blade and 1-1/4" wide socket. CONDITION: Iron has been cleaned and

Los #: 1025

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 750 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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EARLY COMPOSITE HAND AND A HALF CLAMSHELL GUARD SWORD WITH BLADE MARKED...

Straight double edge unfullered blade with an engraved running fox on both sides, and the right side with a partially visible marking of maker "ANDREA FERARA". The S-shaped crossguard has a large clamshell guard on the right side and a small loop counterguard on the other. Wooden grip is wrapped

Los #: 1026

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA PARTISAN.

For a similar example, see plate 105.PA on page 218 of "Swords and Blades of the American Revolution" by George C. Neumann. Of traditional form, the head measures about 13" excluding the straps, the armor piercing spike measures about 8" in height. There are symmetrical bird wings on each side of

Los #: 1027

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA HALBERD.

For a similar example see plate 14.PA on page 197 of "Swords and Blades of the American Revolution" by George C. Neumann. The iron head measures 16" in height with additional iron straps measuring 17-3/8" on each side. The cruciform spike measures about 9" in height and the head measures about 8

Los #: 1028

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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EXQUISITE ENGLISH PIERCED SILVER-HILTED SMALL SWORD AND SCABBARD BY BLAND...

This sword in very similar to one owned by George Washington, which can be seen in plate 222.S on page 135 of "Swords and Blades of the American Revolution" by George C. Neumann. The example shown has a very similar hilt. This is an unusually fine example with a straight, double-edged tapered blade

Los #: 1029

Schätzpreis: 750 $ - 1.250 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020

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LOT OF 2: AMERICAN HUSSAR'S SABER AND PILLOW POMMEL SWORD.

Lot consists of 2 American swords dating 1790 to 1810. A) Hussar style light dragoon saber with scabbard. Iron hilt, flat, tear-drop pommel cap, diamond-shaped capstan. Knuckleguard, flat, widening to diamond near mid-point, narrow counterguard, with rectangular, bevel-edged langets, curling quillon

Los #: 1030

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 18.08.2020 - 19.08.2020