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Ottoman war arrow

Rare Ottoman war arrow

With a small, barbed armor-piercing point and early style painted shaft.
Wootz shamshir lahore hilt

Lahore talwar hilted shamshir

Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
Ottoman pala beset with coral and turquoises

An Ottoman coral studded pala

With gilt copper scabbard and multi-row twist-core blade.
Sindh flintlock logo

A fine Sindh flintlock

A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good condition, with almost all the gold remaining.
A Balkan boyliya paragun logo

A fine "boyliya" paragun

One of Europe's rarest gun types. A fine example, with mother of pearl inlaid stock.
Indian quiver logo

Tarkash (ترکش )

Persian word for quiver
Indian arrows

Tīr (तीर)

Hindi loan word from Persian for "arrow" or "arrows".
Dhu alfaqar logo

Dhu alfaqar (ذو الفقار)

An Islamic legendary sword.
Sindh presentation katar

A katar from Sindh

With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
Khanjar logo

Khanjar (خنجر)

Persian word for dagger.
Persian dagger logo

Persian "khanjar" dagger

With finely chiseled steel hilt and scabbard
Miquelet lock

Miquelet

Collector's jargon for a type of lock for a firearm
Mamluk style sword in talwar hilt

Mamluk style sword in talwar hilt

Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
Mail shirt

Fine mail shirt, Sikh Empire

With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
Algerian yatagan

Fine Algerian yataghan

An exceptionally large example with silver-clad scabbard.
Kard dagger

Kard (کرد)

A type of eastern dagger with a fairly straight thrusting blade.
Bichaq

Bichaq

In Turkish, bichaq literally means "knife".
Manceaux

Manceaux à Paris

A notable French arms manufacturer who also made fine presentation weapons in Asian styles.
Tefvik the bookbinder

Tevfik the leather binder

An Ottoman leather binder who in 1866 - 1867 covered a bow made by Haci Gavsî in 1824 - 1825.
Haci Gavsî signature

Haci gavsî the bowyer

Signed an Ottoman bow made in late 1824 or 1825.
Zulfiqar logo

Zulfiqar

An Islamic legendary sword.
Pulouar logo

Pulouar

A saber associated with the Pashtuns of present-day Afghanistan.
An Afghan pulouar logo

A very good Afghan pulouar

With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
Ottoman bow measurements logo

Measurements of an Ottoman bow

Signatures on the bow indicate that it was probably made in 1849 and decorated in 1867.
Ottoman court dagger with renaissance style decor logo

Ottoman style dagger

Fine and unusual, with Italian renaissance style decoration.
Ottoman knife by Manceaux, Paris

Ottoman knife by Manceaux, Paris

Of superior quality manufacture, combining a mix of European and Ottoman taste.
Wootz Quran box

Antique wootz Qur'an box

Description

This very well-made box is entirely made of wootz steel.

Silver Ottoman dagger

Silver mounted Ottoman dagger

Description

A nice Balkan Ottoman dagger of a type called hançer (Turkish) or 

Ottoman archery set

Ottoman bow with siper and arrows

Description

A rare Ottoman bow that has seen better days.

Ottoman bichaq logo

A silver-niello Ottoman bichaq

Description

An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a yatağan, the swor

Ottoman bichaq

Ottoman bichaq (knife)

Description

An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a miniature yata

Ottoman barreled gun

English rifle with Ottoman barrel

An English rifle that was built around an 18th-century Ottoman barrel of the finest quality.
Ottoman bow logo

Very fine Ottoman bow

Signed by its maker Haci Gavsî, and its decorator Tevfik.
Exceptional khyber sword

An exceptional khyber sword

The sword of the tribes living in and near the Khyber pass.