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Stock No..
s2321


$375.00 USD

 



A Lombok Parang
Fine carving
Suasa and silver dress
Thick blade

A Lombok Parang Fine carving Suasa and silver dress Thick blade www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2240


POA

 



Sikh fighting sword
A very fine example
Rare script to pommel
A LONG warriors sword

Sikh India Indian fighting sword A very fine example Rare script to pommel A LONG warriors sword www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2315


$725.00 USD

 



An unusual Terrs Buckler
Oman Zanzibar shield
Polymer construction
Very robust shield

An unusual Terrs Buckler Oman Zanzibar shield Polymer construction Very robust shield www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2314


$995.00 USD

 



A very fine Shield
Uganda, 19th/20th century

A very fine Shield Uganda 19th/20th century www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2301


$1295.00 USD

 



Langgai Tinggang
Borneo, 19th century
A rare sword type
Inlaid blade, nice hilt features

Langgai Tinggang Mandau Niabor parang sabre Borneo 19th century A rare sword type Strong blade www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A good complete example of the type with chiseled and inlaid blade.

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Stock No..
s2175


$245.00 USD

 



A rare Sailors Kosh
Twisted Whale Baleeen
A fine example

A rare Sailors Kosh sap slap club bosun pirate captain Twisted Whale Baleeen A fine example www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2313


SOLD

 



An exceptional Kedah Keris
Rare Gigi pamor blade
Stunning luminous timber

An exceptional Kedah Keris Rare Gigi pamor blade Stunning luminous timber Malay Malaysia www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2239


SOLD

 



Terrs Buckler
Horn of Africa
Omani/Zanzibar shield

Terrs Buckler Horn of Africa Omani Zanzibar Arab Arabian Saudi Middle Eastern shield antique www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2059


$1295.00 USD

 



A very fine Knife
Gaucho Presentation
Brazil, 19th century
Exceptional features

A very fine Knife Punal Naife cuchillo dagger clipped Bowie knife Gaucho Presentation Brazil 19th century Exceptional features www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A very fine and very rare exhibition/presentation grade Brazilian Gaucho knife. European export for the South American market.

This outstanding knife measures 33cms long in its sheath, is 31cms overall and has a blade length of 20cms inclusive of the bolster.
This is one of those cutler's exhibition grade examples that encompasses so many fine aspects of the knife making craft.
This example, upon insight gained from very knowledgeable published collectors, it is likely Belgium made for the export market to South America, however, through further discussion, given the specific blade type, there could also be Italian influence as was often also found within Gaucho knives.
The extremely decorative hilt is gold plated and set with garnets. All surfaces are so very well and deeply engraved and the level of crispness and detail is exceptional.
The clip point bowie style blade retains a very sharp and original non sharpened edge. Its block forte is pierced and engraved to reveal a rampant winged mythological beast, possibly a Griffin. The spine at the forte is engraved, whilst the rest of the spine towards the clipped tip is file finished in classical Spanish style. The blade surfaces remain in a bright full mirror polish with only minor age related wear.
The sheath is an exceptional work of art. Like the hilt, the level of detail is simply outstanding. The outer face is covered in deep engraved relief work displaying floral motifs and tendrils whilst the reverse displays a large pierced central cartouche to which a winged angel is flying within. The large belt clip is also pierced and engraved in deep relief

An exceptional and unique example of a very high quality exhibition grade Brazilian Gaucho knife that displays masterful work throughout.

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Stock No..
s2198


SOLD

 



A rare Horn hilted Karud
Afghanistan, 19th century
Wootz blade

A rare Horn hilted Karud Afghanistan 19th century wootz blade www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2236


SOLD

 



A very early Keris Panjang
Palembang or Lampung, South Sumatra
Thick engraved heirloom blade
Chieftain execution keris

Royal A very early Keris Panjang Palembang Lampung 19th century Thick engraved heirloom blade Chieftain execution keris Islam www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Every now and then something special happens to come along. This heavy old Keris Panjang is one of those treasures.

Originating in the Southern Sumtran statres, likely Palembang or Lampung, with mid 19th century being our best estimation of age, although quite possibly earlier.

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Stock No..
s2306


$595.00 USD

 



A rare Perak Keris
A large example
Robust 3 luk blade
A warrior's keris

A rare Perak Keris A large example Robust 3 luk blade A warrior's keris Malaysia www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2187


SOLD

 



A stunning high end Koumaya
Moroccan, late 19th century
Horn hilt, thick silver dress
Gold embellished silver and blade
Custom Signed Thiers blade

A stunning high end Koumaya Moroccan, late 19th century rhino Rhinoceros Horn hilt thick silver dress Gold embellished silver and blade Essaouira or Tiznit made French imported blade Custom Signed Thiers blade www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Ex personal collection.

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Stock No..
s2311


SOLD

 



Dadao, war sword.
China Republican period
Presentation grade example
Engraved dragon with inlaid eye

Dadao war sword China Republican period Presentation grade example Engraved dragon with inlaid eye www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2312


$445.00 USD

 



Sikin Panjang
Sumatra, 19th century
Hulu Peusangan
Pattern welded blade

Sikin Panjang Aceh Sumatra 19th century Hulu Peusangan Pattern welded blade www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2310


$625.00 USD

 



Chinese sabre
Engraved blade
Ex armoury, Left Division
Mid 19th century

Chinese sabre Engraved bladeEx armoury Left Division Mid 19th century www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2307


SOLD

 



Keris, Cirebon
An early example of the type
Desirable dress

Java Keris Cirebon An early example of the type Desirable dress dapur tangguh www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2194


$1295.00 USD

 



A fine Tboli Kampilan
Complete with original scabbard
A seldom seem weapon

A fine Tboli Kampilan Complete with original scabbard A seldom seem weapon philippines www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2309


$1495.00 USD

 



A large Roman folder
A rare sized Italian folding knife

A rare Roman folder A large Italian folding knife Navaja www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2305


$2995.00 USD

 



A oversized Ayda Katti
A large status example of the type
Coorg weapon, 18th century
Gold "OM" plug
Refer to the Ex Robert Hales example

A oversized Ayda Katti Gold OM plug A large status example of the type Coorg weapon 18th century India Malabar Refer to the Ex Robert Hales example www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s1823


SOLD

 



A very rare Chinese sabre
Auspicous markings
Raised yelman
very rare fittings
An early sword type
Late Ming, very early Qing

Antique Chinese sabre Auspicous markings Raised yelman very rare fittings An early sword type Late Ming very early Qing www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Ex personal collection.

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Stock No..
s2304


$995.00 USD

 



Opi, Wetar / Kisar Islands
A very rare Timor sword
East Timor

A very rare Timor sword Opi, Wetar / Kisar Islands East Timor www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2205


$1795.00 USD

 



Chinese Jian ring dao
A very hefty war sword

Chinese Jian ring dao A very hefty war sword dadao sabre www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2157


SOLD

 



A fine Chinese jian
Presentation sword

A fine Chinese jian sword sabre saber dagger bow shield gim dao dadao presentation sword www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2303


SOLD

 



Vietnamese Dagger/short sword
Exceptionally robust weapon
Horn hilt, Samrit dress

Vietnamese Dagger short sword knife Exceptionally robust weapon Horn hilt Samrit dress www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Ex personal collection.

An exceptionally robust long knife/ short sword from Vietnam.

This early example is likely from the later part of the 18h century, very early 19th century, when weapons of status found in the Vietnam regions were functional and robust weapons.
Overall this example is 39cms and carries a 29cm long blade. The blade is carries is an amazing 1cm thick, which in turn, adds a lot of weight behind cutting strokes, and equally, a lot of weight behind piercing stabs meant to penetrate quilted or lamellar armour, without compromising the blade's integrity. The overall form of this weapons is one of extreme practicality. The tapered hilt and fluted grip offer a very strong and positive grip for slashing, and offers a very safe and secure grip behind the thick guard for stabbing.
The fittings are a very good quality and Samrit construction. All is tight and without movement due to the peened tang construction, an aspect that is not typical for the time or region where most blades on Vietnamese weapons were resin set.
The faceted and fluted grip form is a touch of class and remains in perfect condition. The guard is slightly domed and highly polished on the blade side, where engraved decorative motifs are found.
Surrounding the base of the blade is a very thick and fine quality samrit tonkou in the form of a rampant lion or dragons head with its mouth wide open, giving the appearance of the blade continuing from within this mythical beasts mouth.

A very rare and robust fighting long knife/short sword that clearly belonged to an individual of both means and ability.

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Stock No..
s2148


SOLD

 



Vietnam, Daoist ritual knife
Jian/kiem ritual knife
Auspicious ritual item
Large barking deer antler hilt
A unique cultural relic

Vietnam Daoist ritual knife Jian kiem Guom ritual knife Auspicious ritual item Large barking deer antler hilt Thiers blade www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A beautiful and rare Taoist knife from Vietnam.

This rare Kiem shaped ritual knife dates from the second half of the 19th century.
Overall it is 42cms long, with a blade length of just over 19cms.
The knife's hilt is a large an auspicious and unusually straight barking deer antler, its base encased in repousse silver.
The hilt and blade are separated by a simple quatrefoil shaped silver guard, with the base of the blade encased in a silver tonkou.
The blade form is that of the Vietnamese Kiem/Chinese Jian. It is thin in cross section but extremely robust and rigid. Its faces are decorated in classic Nguyen Dynasty engraving.
The importance of the barking deer horn or Muntjac as they are scientifically known, are often over looked, yet clearly understood when coupled with this votive item.
They have long appears in written and oral history within South East Asia, from the chronicle of Sakon Nakhon, to legends of the Montagnard and beyond. When considering the context of this Vietnamese ritual item, one needs not look beyond the Legendary Qilin that appears with the imminent arrival or passing of a Sage or Illustrious ruler.

An important ritual knife, Vietnam, 19th century.

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Stock No..
s2156


SOLD

 



A large and rare Indian Shield
Thick hide with 6 boss suspension

A large and rare Indian Shield Dhal buckler Thick hide with 6 boss suspension Rhinoceros www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A very rare and large Indian Dhal/shield.

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Stock No..
s2302


SOLD

 



A very rare Samrit sword
Cambodia, likely late 18th century
A well balance fighting sword
Robust blade, engraved spine

A very rare Samrit sword Cambodia, Dah Dhaab Darb Daarb sabre epee Burma Burmese Thailand Laos likely late 18th century www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A good rare Cambodian sword with full Samrit hilt.

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Stock No..
s2056


$565.00 USD

 



18th Century Firanghi
India, a rare example
LONG blade

18th Century Firanghi India Mughal Kirach Tulwar Shamshir a rare example LONG blade www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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What a fantastic fighting sword!

This rare Tulwar hilted Firanghi measures 102cms long and carries a good early European blade that measures 90cms long.

The hilt on this example retains most of its original thick silver overlay. The grip is very large compared to typical Tulwar and is very easy to manage despite its size. The pommel end shows a flamboyant sun burst pattern.
The blade is of backsword form and weight being single edged and easily wielded with one hand with a length ideal for horseback.
The faces each show a double row of fullers running through to the swords back edge.
The entire sword remains in as found untouched condition. it would grade up considerably with minimal time, effort or tools and once polished, the blade and silver pommel would present most impressively.

A fantastic fighting sword in hand, one with an impressive length and capability.

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Stock No..
s915


$575.00 USD

 



A stunning African sword
Cameroon Grasslands
Tikar, Bamum, Bamileke
A very fine complete example

A stunning African sword Cameroon Grasslands Tikar, Bamum, Bamileke A very fine complete example www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A very fine African sword, Cameroon, rare complete condition.

The African sword stands 68cms tall in the sheath.
The sheath stands 52cms tall and 17cms wide. At the widest points, across the suspension loops the width is 41cms.
A rarity to find in such complete condition, this sword retains all its original features with the exception of a few small cowries and the suspension baldric.
The sword within measures just over 60cms tall and just under 10cms across the flared tip. The hilt is carved timber with a large fluted bulbous pommel. The base is bound with heavy gauge copper wire.
The entire patina is a pleasing dry, stable and untouched patina.

An exceptional piece of African artwork, complete and retains all of the native Cameroon fabrics and design elements.

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Stock No..
s2058


$525.00 USD

 



Albacete Navaja
97cms open
Exhibition size
Engraved blade
Early example

Albacete Navaja Madrid Seville 97cms open Exhibition size Engraved blade Early example www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A large 19th century Albacete Navaja.

Closed this Navaja measures 51cms long, open it is 97cms long.
The handle is thick rolled brass with simple designs engraved to its surfaces. The brass body is supported by a a very thick and strong back spring that runs for two thirds of its length.
The blade has a 13 tooth ratchet. Its left face has three rudimentary fullers and a line of small Spanish script above and floral decorations below. The right face in plain. The tip of the blade has a long deep clipped tip and false back edge that is 20cms long.
The Navaja is at fault in that the flat of the locking back strap has worn through with use and age but it thick enough at the sides that a competent craftsman could restore this with ease.

A good rare large size.

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Stock No..
s2293


$495.00 USD

 



A good rare Shield
Ex personal Collection
Bontoc Igorot, Luzon Philippines
mid to late 19th century

A good rare Shield Ex personal Collection Bontoc Igorot, Luzon Philippines mid to late 19th century warrior www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A good old rare shield of typical Igorot form, displaying a deep old smokey patina. Ex personal collection.

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Stock No..
s2164


$995.00 USD

 



Laos, Kaseng region
A very rare shield type

Laos Kaseng people region A very rare war shield type loux tribal thailand hide www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Stock No..
s2131


$1795.00 USD

 



Masdhayi Fiyohi
An exceptional example
High end status knife
19th century Maldives

Masdhayi Fiyohi An exceptional example High end status knife 19th century Maldives www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A very fine and very rare knife from the Maldives, 19th century, Masdhayi Fiyohi.

The Masdhayi Fiyohi is the traditional knife of the Maldives. Traditionally these knives were made as this example was, with high quality materials and precious metals, dating as far back as the 17th century. Later in to the early 20th century both materials and quality diminished until the craft no longer survived beyond 1968.

Knives of this type we have presented here were only worn by noblemen and soldiers.

This example measures 29.5cms long in its sheath, 27.5cms out and has a blade length of 15cms.

The hilt is constructed from a single carved whale tooth that has been sectioned to retain the tang of the blade. The tang has been secured with 4 exposed silver rivets and likely 4 hidden rivets, hidden beneath nine silver straps to the rear and a single broad silver strap to the fore grip.
The tang is largely exposed with decorative copper and silver liners skillfully inlaid to the top of the tang.
The remainder of the knifes thick spine is expertly inlaid with silver throughout.
The knife is quite heavy for its size and is extremely robust. In profile, the blade shows a deep cut fuller running through to the start of the dropped clipped tip. Its belly protrudes and gradually narrows back towards the fore grip.

The sheath is the original ebony type with silver at both ends. The silver tip is a faithful replacement.

In our opinion, excluding the sheaths of which some carried enameled silver, those held in the National Museum in the Maldives are not as fine a quality nor display as much detail to the blade as this example does, and this museum quality example is in far better condition to the majority of the collection held within the museum.

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