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An extraordinary light cavalry officers napoleonic epoch sabre: provenance…

An extraordinary light cavalry officers napoleonic epoch sabre: provenance: England dating: circa 1800

Ottoman shamshir, 19th Century, Iranian wootz steel blade, scabbard set with gold, diamonds, emeralds and pearls, jade handle, a ceremonial sword, used for an investiture ceremony, a perfect symbol of the luxury, extravagance and workmanship in the Ottoman Empire, said to have been made in 1876 for the investiture of the Ottoman sultan Murad V (reigned May 30–August 31, 1876). He suffered a nervous breakdown before the ceremony and was deposed and imprisioned until his death in 1904.

Ottoman shamshir forged out of Iranian wootz steel and said to have been made in 1876 for the investiture of the Ottoman sultan Murad V (reigned May He suffered a nervous breakdown before the ceremony and was deposed and imprisoned until his death in

A beautiful small-sword with finely chiselled hilt. provenance: Germany dating: last quarter of the 17th Century. the sword-shell featuring a battle scene with twenty soldiers on horseback, the inside one engraved with a similar scene; at the quillon-block the effigy of a soldier on horseback, the quillon decorated with dragon heads, the ends shaped as discs featuring more soldiers; pommel chiselled en suite. Wooden grip with iron wire binding and moor's heads.

A beautiful small-sword with finely chiselled hilt. provenance: Germany dating: last quarter of the 17th Century. the sword-shell featuring a battle scene with twenty soldiers on horseback, the inside one engraved with a similar scene; at the quillon-block the effigy of a soldier on horseback, the quillon decorated with dragon heads, the ends shaped as discs featuring more soldiers; pommel chiselled en suite. Wooden grip with iron wire binding and moor's heads.

Épée du sacre des rois de France, "Joyeuse" Pommeau : Xe - XIe siècle?Quillons : XIIe siècle Musée du Louvre, Objets d'Art, MS 84

Coronation Sword of the French Monarchy: (Pictured:Joyeuse, the sword of Charlemagne. Coronation sword of the French kings. It is believed it contains the Lance of Longinus within its pommel.