Antique 17 Century Ottoman Turkish Islamic War Hammer Polish Hungarian to Sword
Antique 17 Century Ottoman Turkish Islamic War Hammer Polish Hungarian to Sword. Authentic, Antique 17th century, Turkish Ottoman Islamic war hammer with iron head, made of two separate parts welded together a square faced hammer, and the down-curved, beak-shaped fluke, of square section, chased and encrusted with brass strips on its wooden haft of circular section, fitted on the top with a domed silver cap, and a horn at the base. REFERENCES: Similar examples of Turkish Ottoman War hammers are published in the following references. Tron pamiatek ku czci Najjasniejszego, Niezwyciezonego Jana III Sobieskiego Krola Polskiego. " "Throne of relics, " in honour of, "His Royal Highness the Invincible, Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland. Wojna i Pokoj: Skarby Sztuki Tureckiej Ze Zbriorow Polskich Od XV Do XIX Wieku page 351, No. Regi Magyar Fegyverek, by Dr. CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, showing age and usage, visible forging flaws, some loss to the brass incrustation. 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. Overall length: 68.58 cm (27 inches) Length of the head: 15.5 cm (6.1 inches). Since the market is flooded with reproductions of Turkish, Polish, Hungarians and Indo Persian arms, which for inexperienced collectors look the same as the authentic artifacts, we would like to inform our clients that this is a 100% authentic antique 17th century Turkish Ottoman War Hammer, and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Provenance: The War Hammer was acquired from an old Canadian collection of Arms and Armour.
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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. Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates. The item "Antique 17 Century Ottoman Turkish Islamic War Hammer Polish Hungarian to Sword" is in sale since Saturday, April 29, 2017. 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.
- Age: 17th century
- Region of Origin: Ottoman Empire Turkey
- Primary Material: Mixed Materials
- Color: Multi-Color
- Type: War Hammer
- Maker: One Of The Kind
- Original/Reproduction: Original