POLISH MARKET OF ANTIQUE ARMS & ARMOUR
DESCRIPTIONS are from auction catalogues. BE AWARE SOME MISTAKES ARE MADE THERE!
|PERSIAN AXE “TABAR-ZIN”
Made of steel in shape of crescent, decorated with gold lettering and floral design at the base. Head of the axe of square shape, with engraved decoration of two fighting leopards. Handle made of metal.
Overall lenght: 73 cm; height of the blade: 17 cm, width of the blade: 13,3 cm
Persian, dated by the seller on 17th/18th c.
Starting price was: 3900 $
Head of the mace made of steel, with six ‘feathers’. Handle made of steel covered with lizard skin.
Overall lenght: 68 cm, lenght of the head: 21,5 cm
Poland or Hungary, 17th c.
Starting price was: 2150 $
|SABRE IN TURKISH STYLE|
|Blade made of steel, plain. Crossguard made of blackened metal, with gold lettering. Hilt covered with horn plates. Sheath made of wood, covered with black leather, the fittings are made of blackened steel, with gold star and floral design.
Lenght of the blade: 76,5 cm; curvature: 9,5 cm; overall lenght: 91 cm;
Ottoman/Balkan, 18th/19th c.
Starting price was: 3500$
|KARABELA SABRE WITH SHEATH|
|Blade made of steel with wide groove and small fuller, visible protrusion near the point. On one side there is inscription: IN. SPONNIOLIN. IN, on the other side “IN. VOLENCZIA” and engraved picture of eyes. Crossguard made of steel, decorated with floral-geometric design. Plates on handle made of horn, attached to the tang with three rivets. Sheath made of wood, covered with calf leather. Fittings made of steel with decent design.
Lenght of the blade: 77,5 cm; curvature: 1,5 cm; overall lenght: 91 cm;
Starting price was: 5700$
|SABRE WITH SHEATH|
|Steel blade, with shallow groove and three fullers. On one side of the blade the image of the Czestochovian God’s Mother and inscription VINCERE AUT MORI. Crossguard made of silver, decorated with relief geometric-floral design. Handle made of wood, covered with leather, at the top decorated pommel with small chain. Sheath made of wood, covered with black leather and with silver fittings.
Lenght of the blade: 80 cm; curvature: 5,5 cm; overall lenght: 94 cm;
Starting price was: 5600 $
|Crescent blade made of steel, with etched geometric-floral decoration. Handle made of steel, covered with leather. At the top placed spearhead.
Overall length: 59 cm, blade: 19x15cm,
Persia or Ottoman, 19th c.
Starting price was: 2850 $
more to come…