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SOFE DESIGN, ANTIQUE ARMS & ARMOUR: NOV 13th

posted by editor@armsandarmoruauctions.com at 2021-11-05 11:15:00


Sofe Design Auction sale of the 13th includes a sword bearing the name of Tipu Sultan, the Sultan of Mysore killed but eh British at the siege of Seringapatam in 1799. There are many other fine Indian, Persian and Ottoman swords int he sale including a superb Persian shamshir with gilt niello scabbard with an the Ottoman Pala style blade and a Qajar Kanjhar dagger with enamel and gold mounts dated 1815.

Among the guns in the sale are several Ottoman toufek rifles, an Ottoman Greek pistol with brass stock, a fine 18th C Turkish blunderbuss, a Spanish percussion rifle with Catalan style stock and a heavily mislaid German wheellock hunting rifle. The sale also includes a huge English bowie from the American market by Jackson Sheffield, an unusual medieval scolds’ bridle and a rare 19th C me Mexican military General’s Sombrero. Click on the image for a link to the sale
posted at: 2021-11-05 11:15:00, last updated: 2021-11-05 11:16:25

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