Antique 16th-17th Century Islamic Turkish Ottoman Or Hungarian War Mace to sword. Antique 16th-17th Century Islamic Turkish Ottoman or Hungarian War Mace. Antique, 16th-17th century, Turkish Ottoman or Hungarian combat mace, Topuz - Buzogányok. DETAILS: A hand forged, compact, bulbous iron head formed with an arrangement of robust flanges, surmounted by domed brass central finial, with an integral socket of octagonal section, with wooden haft. The mace was established as an Ottoman symbol of office from at least as early as the 16th century, carried by senior officers in war.In eastern and central Europe, a flanged mace was bared by a colonel as a symbol of rank, and a sign of the officer's authority. CONDITION: Showing the age and usage with a dark patina, the wooden haft appears not to be from the 17th century but is most likely later replaced as it is common in this type of weapon. MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 54 cm (21.26 inches). Length of the iron head including socket: 7.6 cm (3 inches). All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions. All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Canadian buyers please note: We are required to charge HST or GST on all orders mailed to Canadian destinations. Our business HUNDRED & ONE ANTIQUES is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour. We have been involved in antique trading since 1970. Welcome and thank you for visiting. The item "Antique 16th-17th Century Islamic Turkish Ottoman Or Hungarian War Mace to sword" is in sale since Monday, November 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.