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A silver hilted tulvar:dating: last quarter of the 18th Century provenance: India.

A silver hilted tulwar, dating: last quarter of the Century provenance: India.

The short version of the Ottoman kilij sometimes known as ''pala'', with deeply curved wide blade and ‘T’ spine, used from the early 17 C. for more than 300 years well into the 20th C, T-section spine blade extending to the yelman, decorated in gold overlay with panels of arabesques and three panels of inscriptions. Brass guard engraved with a tendril. Grip scales of translucent brown horn. Leather-covered scabbard, the long brass mounts engraved with florals. 27 inch. 18th to 19th century.

The short version of the Ottoman kilij sometimes known as ''pala'', with deeply curved wide blade and ‘T’ spine.

Indian shishpar / sharshpar (flanged mace), 17th century to early 18th century, steel, finely inlaid with gold

Indian shishpar (flanged mace), century to early century, steel, finely inlaid with gold

Khris dagger  Bali, 19th century.

An important and rare silver mounted ceremonial and symbolical temple kris Bali, Century - While the kris is common in the Philippines, it is most associated with Indonesia. In Indonesia, the Kris is usually found on short swords, not balisongs.

Saber with Scabbard and Carrying Belt Date: early 17th century Culture: Polish Medium: Steel, partly etched and gilt; gilt-silver, leather, wood, textile, semiprecious stones

Saber with Scabbard and Carrying Belt Date: early century Culture: Polish

Persian shamshir (sabre), with scabbard, bi-knife and sword belt, 1800s, Blade, inlaid with Persian couplets and dedications, watered crucible steel, seed pearls, gold; hilt, ivory, gold, enamel, pearls; scabbard, wood, fish-skin; belt, canvas, gold thread; mounts, enamel, gold, emeralds, pearls, The Royal Collection.

Persian shamshir (sabre), with scabbard, bi-knife and sword belt, Blade…

Ottoman yatagan, 19th century, with slightly curved tapering single edged watered steel blade with makers mark, the forte and centre of the ivory hilt mounted with embossed silver, decorated with continuous rococo style floral interlace, its wood scabbard entirely covered in silver elaborately embossed with rococo style foliage and urns containing floral sprays, 77.7 cm. long.

Ottoman yatagan, century, with slightly curved tapering single edged…

Ottoman kilij (saber), 19th century. The blade is signed by its maker, Acem Oglu. The Arabic inscriptions decorating it include: "Oh from the gentle God whose gentleness is without end, You are the Powerful, we will love You in Your palace on the day of judgement." The foliate ornament on the guard and scabbard mounts shows the strong influence of European design in Turkish art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kilij Century CE Ottoman Weapon) -Acem Oglu (Bequest of George C. Stone, Metropolitan Museum of Art)

An Ottoman silver-gilt Yataghan Turkey, circa 1800.  | © Bonhams 2001-2014

An Ottoman silver-gilt Yataghan Turkey, circa

Indian chilanum dagger, 17th century, steel, gold, H. 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Wt. 11.3 oz. (320.3 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Indian chilanum dagger, century, steel, gold, H.

Caucasian kindjal / qama dagger, early 19th century, steel, silver, niello, gold, L. with sheath 21 in. (53.3 cm); L. without sheath 19 15/16 in. (50.6 cm); L. of blade 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); D. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); Wt.13.5 oz. (382.7 g); Wt. of sheath 8.5 oz. (240.9 g), Met Museum.

Caucasian kindjal / qama dagger, early 19th century, steel, silver, niello, gold, L. with sheath 21 in. (53.3 cm); L. without sheath 19 15/16 in. (50.6 cm); L. of blade 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); D. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); Wt.13.5 oz. (382.7 g); Wt. of sheath 8.5 oz. (240.9 g), Met Museum.

A LARGE OTTOMAN SILVER JAMBIYA DAGGER -  TURKEY OR THE BALKANS, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

A large Late-Ottoman silver dagger ('jambiya').

A double-handed sword, Germany, 16th century. Make your own from duct tape, www.warfarebyducttape.com

A double-handed sword, dating: circa 1600

An officer's sword of Her Majesty's Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards, dating: 18th Century  provenance: England

An officer's sword of Her Majesty's Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards, dating: Century provenance: England

Persian kinjal, 19th century, typical form with watered steel single-edged blade with three engraved gutters with gold overlay floral decoration above the point and on the forte, with inscription on verso in nasta'liq, ox-horn hilt with three pins with filigree decoration and gilded knops, the back with silver coins, join in grip with studded border, leather covered sheath with filigree and silver repoussé floral decorated fittings, with leather belt attachments, 31¼in. (79.3cm.) long.

Persian kinjal, century, typical form with watered steel single-edged…

Ottoman saber and dart (jarid) with scabbard, 17th century, steel, silver, niello, wood, leather, length of blade, 23 in. (58.42 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Ottoman saber and dart (jarid) with scabbard, century, steel, silver…

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