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Forum: European Armoury 27th December 2021, 09:10 AM
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Posted By AHorsa
This is a modern copy. Regards Andreas

This is a modern copy.

Regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 26th December 2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By AHorsa
Merry Christmas to you and all the best for 2022!

Merry Christmas to you and all the best for 2022!
Forum: European Armoury 25th December 2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By AHorsa
The decor and mascarons are renaissance elements...

The decor and mascarons are renaissance elements I would say which fit rather to the 16th than 17th c. But others might know more about the overall style of that piece, which is indeed a very...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd December 2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By AHorsa
Hello, that´s a historism piece from the...

Hello,

that´s a historism piece from the late 19th century or later.
Forum: European Armoury 23rd December 2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By AHorsa
That´s an interesting object! Thanks for sharing....

That´s an interesting object! Thanks for sharing. But I think in this context it is a misunderstanding: The Turk Heads I was writing about are the ones engraved in the blade, not the wire work :)
Forum: European Armoury 21st December 2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for your comments gentlemen. ...

Thanks for your comments gentlemen.

@toaster: yes, the hilt is indeed very similiar. Do you have information "Martino Antonio"? I am asking, as I wonder how those pieces can be dated. I always...
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By AHorsa
Austrian Felddegen / campaign sword

Dear all,

I recently acquired this felddegen. The hilt is of classical shape. The engravings on the blade show floral decoration as well as a turkish head on each side which can be linked to the...
Forum: Swap Forum 17th December 2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By AHorsa
now 150€ + shipping :)

now 150€ + shipping :)
Forum: Swap Forum 10th December 2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By AHorsa
new price: 170€+ shipping

new price: 170€+ shipping
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Pitt, the hilt is likely to stem from...

Hi Pitt,

the hilt is likely to stem from 18th century (2nd half) smallsword.
I can´t tell anything about the blade.


Cheers
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 8th December 2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,790
Posted By AHorsa
This is a wonderful parade helmet. Taking into...

This is a wonderful parade helmet. Taking into account its value, I wouldn't do anything to it if I was not well known to conservation. I think the best option is to bring it to a good restorer....
Forum: Swap Forum 6th December 2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By AHorsa
Persian or North Indian Khandjar

For sell:

Persian or North Indian Khandjar.
The grip with some strong damages (see pictures).
The inscription means Muhammad Ja'far 1213 (1798-9 AD). Was discussed in the forum.
Overall length...
Forum: European Armoury 28th October 2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,052
Posted By AHorsa
What a beauty! I love the consistent decorative...

What a beauty! I love the consistent decorative elements. Congrats and thanks for showing!
Forum: European Armoury 18th October 2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By AHorsa
Cruisader sword found in Isreal

FYI:

https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/900-year-old-crusader-sword-found-by-scuba-diver-off-israels-coast-682306

Kind regards
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By AHorsa
Thank you all for your opinions, all the...

Thank you all for your opinions, all the information and the interesting discussion!

Kind regards
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By AHorsa
Great Ariel! Thanks a lot for bringing light into...

Great Ariel! Thanks a lot for bringing light into the darkness of its geographical background!
Do you think the scabbard (or its covering) is the original one or has it been replaced during the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By AHorsa
Great thank you! Would this be the name of the...

Great thank you! Would this be the name of the original owner, if one assume that the inscription is right?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By AHorsa
Great! Thank you! I am not sure about the...

Great! Thank you!

I am not sure about the age. But the blade was definitely cleaned.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By AHorsa
Seems to be rare :) Can anyone identify the...

Seems to be rare :)
Can anyone identify the letters? Doesn´t look arabic to me

Kind regards
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By AHorsa
Caucasian? dagger

Hi there,

does anyone have an idea on this dagger? I once found a similar one on the internet which I think was attributed to Dagestan, but sadly I didn´t save the page and can´t find it anymore. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th July 2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,978
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for your comments! Sadly I do not have a...

Thanks for your comments! Sadly I do not have a neither fireplace nor a horse wagon :)




Thats a pretty interesting idea. I meanwhile found some similar examples, but the lions look different...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th July 2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,978
Posted By AHorsa
Frisian or Flemish wooden part of a carriage?

Dear All

I just acquired this wooden piece which measured 113 x 33cm and is pretty heavy (I don´t have a scale, but I guess around 20 Kg).
It comes form Friesland but I think it also could be...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd June 2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,012
Posted By AHorsa
fragment bronze Buddha

Dear All,

I got this fragment of a small bronze Buddha from an estate. It was bought around 1960 in an antique shop in northern Germany.
The fragment is 12.5cm high and weights 270 grams. The...
Forum: European Armoury 18th May 2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,653
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for the information Victrix. That makes...

Thanks for the information Victrix. That makes sense
Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,653
Posted By AHorsa
One more question :) : Have all Zischägges...

One more question :) :
Have all Zischägges originally been blackened or are there assured examples that were originally bare?

Kind regards
Andreas
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