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This sale was held on 04/12/2019 at 11:00 am

‡˜ A MEIJI PERIOD IVORY TACHI, MID-19TH CENTURY
Sugata (configuration): Shinogi-zukuri with bo-hi, shallow koshi-zori, iori-mune; Kitae (forging pattern): Obscured by scratching; Hamon (tempering pattern): Unclear but maybe a narrow suguha; Boshi (tip): Ko-maru with kaeri; Nakago (tang) : Not available; Habaki: Double gilded; Nagasa (length from kissaki to machi): 61.8 cm; Saki-haba ...


£1,800 - £2,000

‡˜ A LARGE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY TACHI, MID-19TH CENTURY
Sugata (configuration): Shinogi-zukuri, iori-mune, and chu-kissaki with an exaggerated koshi-zori; Kitae (forging pattern): Details obscured by rubbing and corrosion; Hamon (tempering pattern): unavailable; Nagasa (length from kissaki to machi): 68.7 cm; Saki-haba (width at the yokote): 2.2 cm; Moto-haba (width at the machi): 3.2 ...


£1,500 - £2,000

‡˜ A LARGE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY TACHI
Sugata (configuration): Hira-zukuri with low iori-mune and tori-zori; Kitae (forging pattern): Condition prevents appraisal; Hamon (tempering pattern): Not visible; Nakago (tang) : Not available; Nagasa (length from kissaki to machi): 60.0 cm; Saki-haba (width at the yokote): 1.5 cm; Moto-haba (width at the machi): 2.8 cm; Koshirae (mounting): ...


£600 - £800

‡ A LARGE JAPANESE CLOISONNÃ? SWORD (TACHI), MEIJI PERIOD
elaborately decorated with multi-coloured kiku of various designs on both saya and tsuka. On the tsuka the design includes two large dragons. All metal mounts on both saya and tsuka, as well as the mokko-gata tsuba are in brass. The blade is shinogi-zukuri with tori-zori and chu-kissaki. The notare-midare hamon is in nioi and the ...


£1,500 - £2,000

‡ A LARGE JAPANESE CLOISONNÃ? SWORD (TACHI), MEIJI PERIOD
the elaborate multi-coloured design covering the entire saya and tsuka, illustrates green dragons, with golden details and red mouths, amongst purple clouded skies, interspersed with Aoi-mon in various colours. All metal mounts, including the ashi, kabuto-gane and tsuba are in brass, as is the mokko-gata tsuba. The overall assembled ...


£1,500 - £2,000

‡˜ A SHINTO WAKIZASHI SIGNED KANESADA
Sugata (configuration): Hira-zukuri with bo-hi on the ura and futatsu koshi-hi on the omote, iori-mune; Kitae (forging pattern): Details of ji-hada and hamon are obscured by scratching, tempering indistinct; akago (tang) : Ubu with one mekugi-ana, yoko-yasurime, ha-agari kuri-jiri, signed on the ura Izumi (no) Kami Kanesada Saku; Nagasa (length ...


£1,500 - £2,000

‡ A JAPANESE SWORD (EFU-NO-TACHI)
in a gold lacquered saya (some damage) which has gilded fitting and mythological creatures in groups of three. All mounts, including the shitogi-tsuba are in brass. The tsuka was covered in black samé, now somewhat faded and there is some damage. The slender shinogi-zukuri blade has a deep tori-zori and ko-kissaki. The indistinct hamon appears to be a ...


£800 - £1,200

‡˜ A MEJI PERIOD IVORY AIKUCHI TANTO
Sugata (configuration): This blade appears to be simply a metal tsunagi designed to hold the koshirae together Koshirae (mounting): This shows well carved court nobles, both men and women, many in armour. The large iron kashira is with a shakudo anchor and various sea creatures in both gold and shakudo above breaking waves in silver
18.5cm; ...


£800 - £1,000

‡˜ A MEIJI PERIOD IVORY TANTO
Sugata (configuration): Hira-zukuri with iori-mune and chu-kissaki; Kitae (forging pattern): Ko-mokume-hada; Hamon (tempering pattern): An indistinct suguha; Habaki: Gilded copper; oshi (tip): Ko-maru; Nakago (tang) : not available; Koshirae (mounting): An ivory mounted tanto, deeply carved with children playing under leafy trees and with an elephant ...


£700 - £900

‡˜ A BURMESE SILVER-MOUNTED PRESENTATION DHA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
with curved single-edged blade, applied over the greater part of its length along the back of each face with a panel of copper and silver inscriptions, figures in traditional dress and scrolling leafy foliage, large silver hilt chased with foliage, including bulbous pommel, and ivory grip carved with a band ...


£700 - £1,000

‡˜ A FINE MALASIAN DAGGER (KRIS), LATE 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY
with blackened wavy pattern-welded blade chiselled and gilt with a mythological serpent over its length, the forte chiselled with scrolls of foliage and flowers and encrusted with gold, Garuda-type ivory grip carved with scrolling foliage (chipped), filigree mendak, in its carved wooden scabbard, the shank encased ...


£700 - £900

‡˜ AN INDONESIAN DAGGER (KRIS), 19TH CENTURY
with wavy blade formed with a reinforced panel on each face at the forte, carved ivory hilt of Garuda form, rising to a beaked pommel with chased silver eyes, silver mendak, silver pommel cap en suite (bent, loose), in its wooden scabbard with chased silver mounts decorated with bold scrolling foliage and flowers, the remaining surface ...


£500 - £700

‡ TWO MALAYSIAN DAGGERS (BADE BADE), 19TH CENTURY
the first with pattern welded blade, carved grip encased in chased silver, in its carved hardwood scabbard encased in chased silver; the second with carved horn hilt decorated with traditional scrollwork (silver ferrule missing), in its carved hardwood scabbard reinforced with silver bands, and with chased silver mounts top and bottom
the ...


£150 - £200

‡ AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER, LATE 19TH CENTURY
with straight blade formed with a central fuller, wavy edges, decorated with gold koftgari at the tip and the ricasso on each face, the latter incorporating a brief Kufic inscription, pale green stone hilt (small chips) applied with a decorative silver band studded with red pastes, in its original scabbard encased in silver chased with scrolls ...


£1,000 - £1,500

‡ AN OTTOMAN DAGGER (JAMBIYA), TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
with broad curved double-edged blade formed with a medial ridge and decorated with gold foliage on each face at the forte, gilt copper hilt chased with scrolls, flowers and foliage against a finely punched ground over its entire surface, in its wooden scabbard encased in gilt copper decorated en suite (suspension loop missing), and the ...


£2,000 - £3,000

‡˜ AN ARAB DAGGER (JAMBIYA), 20TH CENTURY
with curved doubled-edged blade formed with a medial ridge, gold-mounted ivory hilt of characteristic form, decorated with filigree collars and rondels, in its leather-covered wooden scabbard with gold mounts including filigree locket set with pastes in raised settings and chased chape, complete with its embroidered belt with four gold rings ...


£800 - £1,200

‡ AN OTTOMAN SWORD (KILIG), TURKEY, 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with broad curved blade formed with a long fuller and a double-edged point (areas of light pitting), with traces of a cartouche on one side, silvered hilt engraved with foliage around the borders, including a pair of langets and quillons with faceted bud-shaped terminals, polished horn grip scales rising to a rounded pommel, in ...


£2,000 - £3,000

‡ AN INDIAN SWORD (SHAMSHIR), LATE 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY KUTCH
with curved single-edged blade (areas of pitting), gilt copper hilt comprising a pair of long shaped langets, a pair of quillons with bud-shaped finials, and integral grip rising to a bridled horsehead pommel finely modelled in the round, the entire hilt set with coloured pastes in raised settings (some restorations and small ...


£6,000 - £8,000

‡˜ AN OTTOMAN SHORTSWORD (YATAGHAN), TURKEY, DATED 1237 A.H./1821 AD
with slightly curved single-edged blade, decorated with gold koftgari, on one face with the date, two panels of calligraphy and hatched ornament and on the other with a foliate panel, gilt copper hilt extending over the forte, set on each side with a red paste and over the back-strap with seven fluted corals in raised ...


£700 - £900

‡ A HIGHLY DECORATED WAR HAMMER AND AXE IN TURKISH LATE 16TH/17TH CENTURY STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
the axe-head with curved blade, moulded terminal and rear pean each formed with a round flat face, the head decorated with a fan-shaped arrangement of engraved silver and brass panels and cut with an inscription over each of the back edges; the hammer head with chisel-shaped leading edge, ...


£800 - £1,200

‡ A VERY FINE EAST EUROPEAN GEM-SET, ENAMELLED AND SILVER-GILT MOUNTED SABRE OF EXHIBITION QUALITY, MID-19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY HUNGARY
in the Turkish taste, with curved single-edged blade of watered steel double-edged towards the point, etched and gilt with trophies-of-arms, flowers, foliage, a Turkish bust, celestial motifs and a sun-in-splendour (areas of wear), silver-gilt hilt chased ...


£10,000 - £15,000

‡˜ A VERY FINE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN GOLD INLAID AND IVORY-MOUNTED PRESENTATION CAUCASIAN SABRE (SHASQA), KUBACHI, LATE 19TH CENTURY
with curved blade formed with three long fullers, encrusted in gold with Arabic couplets on each face (very small areas of very light pitting), blued iron hilt (the bluing largely oxidised to brown), inlaid with engraved gold designs of scrolling leafy foliage ...


£40,000 - £60,000

‡˜ A FINE CAUCASIAN GOLD INLAID IVORY AND SILVER-MOUNTED PRESENTATION SABRE (SHASQA) AND WHIP, KUBACHI, LATE 19TH CENTURY
with curved blade double-edged towards the point, formed with a series of fullers along the back edge, encrusted in gold with Arabic couplets on each face, silver gilt and nielloed hilt chased with scrolling foliage against a finely matted ground within beadwork ...


£25,000 - £35,000

‡˜ AN IVORY MOUNTED COSSAK SWORD (SHASQA), LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
with broad curved single-edged blade formed with three long fullers on each face, etched with scrolling foliage, the crowned Imperial eagle and an inscription on one face at the forte, marine ivory hilt of characteristic form, the inner face of the grip inlaid with a panel of silver scrolling foliage within a ...


£2,000 - £2,500

‡˜ A CAUCASIAN SILVER-MOUNTED SHORTSWORD (KINDJAL), LATE 19TH CENTURY
with broad double-edged blade formed with an off-set fuller, struck on the reverse with a star and a celestial mask shaped mark, silver hilt of characteristic form, decorated with silver filigree scrolls on a ground of sheet silver within beadwork frames, the reverse with sparse niello foliage, in its scabbard decorated ...


£600 - £800

‡ TWO SMALL INDIAN SHIELDS (DHAL) IN 19TH CENTURY STYLE, 20TH CENTURY
of characteristic form, decorated with traditional designs in polychrome
21.5 cm; 8 ½ in diameter
(2)
Provenance
R. D. Moore Esq., sold Sotheby's, 29th July 1980, lot 258


£50 - £80

‡ A PERSIAN SHIELD (DHAL), QAJAR,19TH CENTURY
of shallow convex russet iron, fitted with four domed bosses corresponding to enarmes on the inside, the outer surface chiselled over its surface with cartouches of courtly figures highlighted in gold enclosed by running bands of foliage and flowers, scalloped border and plain turned edge
44.3 cm; 17 ½ in diameter


£400 - £600

‡˜ A TORTOISESHELL FLASK, 19TH CENTURY
formed of an entire shell, fitted with brass nozzle, inset with four turquoise stones around the upper edge, and with plaited suspension chain
19.5 cm; 7 ¾ in long


£100 - £120

‡˜ A SET OF POWDER FLASKS, 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY CAUCASIAN,
each with brass body with nozzle, and tapering cap decorated with two bands of filigree and retained by a chain, the central flask with turned ivory top, all contained within a leather case, the inner face with mountings for a belt, and the outer applied with a large pierced iron plate
13.5 cm; 5 1/4 in high


£400 - £600

‡˜ A FINE 15 BORE INDIAN MATCHLOCK GUN (TORADOR), EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with tapering sighted barrel retained by three broad shaped brass bands, vase-shaped muzzle chiselled with broad leaves of foliage, the remaining surface of the gun chiselled over its entire surface with a symmetrical arrangement of flowers and foliage against a punched ground within a framework of tendrils, inscribed ...


£1,000 - £1,500

‡˜ A 32 BORE INDIAN MATCHLOCK MUSKET (TORADOR), LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with slender swamped sighted barrel of 'hog's back' form retained by two slender iron bands, decorated over its entire surface with symmetrical bouquets of flowers in gold and silver koftgari (light wear), the breech incorporating a pan with pivot-cover, the action encased in a large iron plate on each side ...


£1,000 - £1,500

‡˜ A 20 BORE INDIAN MATCHLOCK MUSKET, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with slender etched twist barrel swelling to a monsterhead muzzle, decorated with bands of gold koftgari flowers at the breech, the median and the muzzle, and with bordering panels of gold koftgari along the remaining length on both sides, breech with integral pan with pivot-cover, the action enclosed by large shaped brass plaques ...


£500 - £800

‡ AN 18 BORE INDIAN MATCHLOCK MUSKET (TORADOR), 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
with tapering barrel formed with a vase-shaped muzzle, chiselled with a lotus flower panel at the breech and the muzzle, retained by four white metal bands, the breech incorporating the back-sight, an integral pan and cut with Hyderabad arsenal inscription, slender full stock entirely encased in shaped mother-of-pearl ...


£500 - £800

‡˜ A 14 BORE INDIAN MATCHLOCK MUSKET (TORADOR), 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
with tapering barrel formed with a vase-shaped muzzle and decorated with pair of spiralling lines over its length, retained by four white metal bands, the breech incorporating the back-sight, an integral pan and cut with Hyderabad arsenal inscription, slender full stock entirely encased in shaped ivory plaques ...


£400 - £600

‡˜ AN 18 BORE OTTOMAN MIQUELET-LOCK RIFLE (SHISHANA), TURKEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with octagonal swamped sighted barrel retained by a single chased silver band, rifled with seven grooves, encrusted with silver scrolls at the muzzle and over the breech (losses), the latter with standing back-sight pierced with two apertures (areas of rust), flat lock decorated en suite, wooden full stock ...


£3,000 - £4,000

‡˜ A 28 BORE OTTOMAN MIQUELET-LOCK RIFLE (SHISHANA), TURKEY DATED 1226 AH/1811 AD AND 1274 AH/1857 AD
with tapering etched twist sighted barrel retained by six chased and shaped silver bands, chiselled with cartouche shaped mouldings and a slender rib over the forward portion, encrusted with gold scrolls and foliage over the breech and muzzle, signed 'Lutf 'Ali, on the median with ...


£3,000 - £5,000

‡˜ A 28 BORE OTTOMAN MIQUELET-LOCK RIFLE (SHISHANA), TURKEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with octagonal sighted barrel encrusted with silver flowers and foliage at the breech and the muzzle, rifled with seven grooves and retained by a single chased brass band, standing back-sight, tang encrusted en suite with the breech (small losses), flat lock encrusted with silver beadwork and foliage, full ...


£3,000 - £4,000

‡ A 32 BORE OTTOMAN MIQUELET-LOCK RIFLE (SHISHANA), TURKEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with late 17th-century etched twist sighted barrel retained by five silver bands, rifled with seven grooves, cut with raised cartouche-shaped panels at the breech and muzzle, the former with brass-lined maker's stamp, tall standing back-sight pierced with a vertical arrangement of seven apertures, iron lock decorated ...


£2,000 - £2,500

‡˜ A 25 BORE OTTOMAN MIQUELET-LOCK GUN (SHISHANA), FIRST QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY
with earlier Italian barrel stamped 'Lazari Cominaz' over the breech, inlaid with a small brass panel cut with an Ottoman maker's inscription and retained by three pierced chased silver-gilt bands (areas of rust), iron lock faced with silver panels engraved with a scale pattern and inset with coral ...


£2,000 - £2,500

‡ AN OTTOMAN TURKISH MIQUELET-LOCK CARBINE (SHISHANA), TURKEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with European barrel fitted with a sweated-on flared moulding at the muzzle, the breech with two raised silver bands, iron lock faced with engraved brass panels, figured full stock inlaid with clustered designs of segmental brass discs and brass nails over its length, faceted butt inlaid with segmental strips ...


£1,400 - £1,600

‡ A 28 BORE OTTOMAN MIQUELET-LOCK RIFLED CARBINE (SHISHANA), TURKEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with etched twist octagonal sighted barrel retained by four shaped silver bands, encrusted with gold foliage at the breech and muzzle, standing back-sight and iron tang each encrusted with gold foliage, iron lock encrusted with gold foliage en suite, gold-encrusted button-trigger, full stock inlaid with ...


£1,200 - £1,400

‡˜ A 20 BORE OTTOMAN MIQUELET-LOCK MUSKET (SHISHANA), TURKEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with tapering sighted barrel of 'hog's back' form, struck with a gold-lined barrelsmith's mark, encrusted with gold scrolls at the breech and muzzle and retained by five shaped silver bands, flat lock struck with a mark on the bridle (indistinct), full stock inlaid with green-stained horn and brass rondels ...


£1,200 - £1,500

‡˜ A 22 BORE OTTOMAN MIQUELET-LOCK GUN (SHISHANA), TURKEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with octagonal swamped sighted barrel retained by three chased silver bands (areas of rust), standing back-sight pierced with two apertures, engraved lock chiselled with foliage and with traces of silver-encrusted decoration, full stock applied with a large silver plaque over the forward ...


£1,200 - £1,600

‡˜ A 28 BORE OTTOMAN BALKAN MIQUELET-LOCK RIFLE (SHISHANA), EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with octagonal barrel encrusted with gold foliage at the breech and muzzle and retained by five engraved silver bands, engraved tang, iron lock encrusted with matching gold foliage (areas of rust), figured full stock overlaid with pierced engraved silver plaques beneath the fore-end, the lock and about ...


£1,200 - £1,800

‡˜ A 25 BORE NORTH AFRICAN SNAPHAUNCE MUSKET (MUKHALA), MOROCCO, 19TH CENTURY
with octagonal sighted barrel decorated over the greater part of its surface with silver koftgari scrolls and retained by three brass bands, struck with a barrelsmith's mark over the breech, engraved lock overlaid with sheet silver (small losses), full stock and characteristically pronounced butt, the rear ...


£400 - £600

‡˜ A 25 BORE NORTH AFRICAN SNAPHAUNCE MUSKET (MUKHALA), MOROCCO, 19TH CENTURY
with tapering barrel engraved with scrolls over the breech, fitted with standing back sight and struck with a barrelsmith's mark, the forward portion largely encased by broad engraved brass bands, engraved tang, engraved flat lock inlaid with silver panels, full stock inlaid in silver wire with a brief inscription ...


£300 - £500

‡˜ A 25 BORE NORTH AFRICAN SNAPHAUNCE MUSKET (MUKHALA), MOROCCO, 19TH CENTURY
with tapering sighted barrel faceted at the muzzle and retained by three chased silver bands, decorated over its surface with silver koftgari scrolls, the tang decorated en suite, flat lock applied with sheets of engraved brass and silver, full stock with fishtail butt, the rear half inlaid in silver wire ...


£300 - £500

‡˜ A 16 BORE NORTH AFRICAN SILVER AND CORAL-MOUNTED TOE-LOCK GUN OF PRESENTATION TYPE, ALGERIA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with octagonal sighted Italian barrel stamped 'Lazari Comiazzri' over the breech and incorporating the back-sight and a raised silver-encrusted band, the tang overlaid with a panel of silver chased with scrolling foliage, bevelled lock with chiselled lower edge, faced ...


£1,500 - £2,000


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