Polish Market of Antique Arms – part 5

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Polish Arms

POLISH MARKET OF ANTIQUE ARMS & ARMOUR

part 5


Legal Note:
The courtesy of presented pictures are mostly to Rempex, Desa auction houses
I’m not a seller of objects listed below. The prices given in US dollars are in the approx. currency. This were also starting not sell prices
DESCRIPTIONS are from auction catalogues. BE AWARE SOME MISTAKES ARE MADE THERE!

BALKAN FLINT-LOCK RIFLE
Barrel made of steel, round, octagonal at the bottom, widens at the end. Stock made of walnut, short, butt in the shape of so called “fishtail”. Rich, floral and geometric incrustation of the stock is made of pearl and bone.

Overall lenght: 155,5 cm;

Balkan, dated by the seller on 18th/19th c.

Starting price was: 2400 $


POWDER-FLASK

Made of buffalo’s horn, batchmeter is made of brass with wooden plug. On the other, widen side, the horn is shod with brass, on the side small chain attached to the holders.

Overall lenght: 21,5 cm

Germany (?), 19th c.

Starting price was: 600 $


POWDER-FLASK WITH “LELIWA” COAT-OF-ARMS
Polish Arms Powder-flask made of walnut of oval, oblate shape with tubiform funnel on the top. Whole is incrustated with bone and horn. On one side, in the middle, there is a cartouche with the “Leliwa” coat-of-arms, on the other side, a medallion with the profile of an ancient warrior wearing a helmet. Other parts are decorated with flower tendrils.

Dimensions: 16x10x4 cm

Polish, 18th/19th c.

Starting price was: 1000$


TURKISH ARMOUR WITH HELMET
Polish Arms Chain-plate armour of kaftan shape with long sleeves and with standing, quilted collar. The breast part is strenghtened with 4 steel plates decorated with brass buckles. Smallest plates are attached to the sides and at the back of the mail-armour. Inside the armour is lined with cotton fabric. The helmet is made of long vertical plates connected with iron mail.

Lenght of the armour: 74-84 cm; width: 42 cm; height of the helmet: 44 cm, width: 20 cm;

Starting price was: 5600$


TURKISH HELMET
Polish Arms Bowl of the helmet of “onion”-like shape, with small visor and movable nasal. Neck-guard and one preserved ear-guard are separated. The edge of the skull is strenghened with brass border.

Height: 31,5 cm; width: 22 cm;

Starting price was: 17 600 $

 


NECK-GUARD FROM HUSSARS ZISSCHAGE
Polish Arms Neck-guard of “pappenheimer” type, made of four plates.

Overall length: 11  cm;

Polish, 17th c.

Starting price was: 2400 $


more to come…

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