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Steel rapier with straight cross-guard and cup, pierced with lines of foliage; chased pommel; possibly Spanish; 17th century
Sword with blunt bi-convex blade and sharp point, steel hilt with sharply curved quillons in Spanish style, spiral grip covered with black leather, and oval brass pommel. Blade etched with the initials HI, indicating that it may be one of the three stage swords bought by the young Henry Irving as personal accessories when starting his stage career in 1856. Believed to have been used by Henry Irving as Hamlet.
Sword and sheath (dha)
Curved single edged sword (dha) mounted in a wooden grip bound with worn red fabric, Burma, C19
Property sword (short sword?) used by the Gaiety Theatre (1903-1950), with a flimsy black painted metal blade and gold painted wooden hilt, Given by Mrs Evelyn Disher
Rapier with downturned quillons and wooden grip, the blade stamped 'WHITES LONDON', and scabbard. Used by Henry Irving as Hamlet, Lyceum Theatre, 31 October 1874.
Swept hilt rapier
Swept hilt rapier with gilt guard and pommel in pineapple design, wire over crimson velvet grip, the blade etched and inscribed (partially illegible), 'EN...&Co. ....ERS Birmingham', Henry Irving's second sword for the Lyceum production of 'Hamlet', 30 December 1878.
Anonymous stereograph depicting a fencing scene, ca. late 19th century.
Print, portrait of Stephane Rabache, engraving by François Courde, after 1616.
Print, engraving by Abraham Bosse, title-page to Publii Terentii Comoediae, Paris, 1642.
Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing half left within an oval border with letters.
Sword sukhela with an Indian hilt and knucklebow and flamboyant blade, India
Sword kastaneforged steel with a silvered iron hilt, Burma (?), 19th century
Sword kastane forged steel with a carved, stained ivory grip with a silver and brass inlaid iron hilt, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword kastane forged steel with a carved horn grip with brass collar, and chiselled iron hilt overlaid with brass, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword kastane forged and chiselled steel with a carved horn grip and chiselled iron hilt, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword kastane forged steel with a carved bone grip and chased brass hilt, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword kastane forged and chiselled steel with chased silver, a carved horn grip and silver overlaid hilt, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword, with a curved narrow single edged blade with brass and wood mounts, S India, 16th century
Sword, steel brass, S India, probably Madras, 17th century
Arms, steel brass, S India, C17
Sword Dao with a long, slightly recurved blade with a circular guard attached to a wooden hilt bound with bamboo and painted red, China, 19th century
Curved single edged blade with a straight hilt forming a single shot pistol barrel with touchhole. A hinged guard covers the blade forming a grip which enables the pistol to be fired, used by the Santals, 19th century
dha; Arms, steel wood brass, Burma
Wedge-shaped heavy single-edged blade with a blunt, square tip mounted in a wooden hilt, Burma
Sword, sheath and belt
Sword, sheath and belt daoforged steel, with teak wood and cane, Kachin, N W Burma, 19th century
Sword and sheath
Sword and sheath talwar forged steel blade with gold kuftkari with a red velvet covered sheath with gilt copper mounts, N India, mid 18th century
Horses head dagger hilt
horse's head; Arms, grey jade gems, inlaid carved, Mughal, perhaps late 17th century with later inlays of gold and precious stones
Sword and sheath kastane with a dragon-head pommel and monster head terminals, with hilt and sheath covered with tortoiseshell, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword and sheath kastane, forged and chiselled steel with cast and chased silver, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword and sheath kastane forged and chiselled steel with cast and chased silver, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword and sheath kastane forged and chiselled steel with a hilt of cast and chased brass, silvered, with a horn and repoussé silver covered sheath, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword kastane forged and chiselled steel with cast and chased brass, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword kastane, forged and chiselled steel with cast and chased brass, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword and sheath kastane forged and chiselled steel with chased brass and carved horn, with an ebony sheath and copper mounts, Sri Lanka, 18th century
Sword and sheath tegha with a bifurcated and serrated blade, possibly Vizianagaram, 18th or 19th century
Sword khanda with Indian basket hilt, forged steel decorated with silver with a velvet lining, Bijnor, 19th century
Sword and sheath talwar, forged steel decorated with gold damascene with a velvet sheath with silver gilt mounts, Alwar, 19th century
Sword talwar with a serrated forged steel blade, decorated with silver kuftkari, an Indian hilt with knucklebow, with a leather sheath, probably Central India, 19th century
Sword and sheath sosun pata with an Indian basket hilt, Maratha, C India, 18th century
Sword and sheath khanda forged steel blade with an Indian basket hilt, with velvet covered sheath, Bijnor, probably 19th century
Sword and sheath shamshir crucible forged steel blade with a Persian hilt, the sheath and hilt decorated with enamelled silver, India, 19th century
Sword and sheath shamshir crucible forged steel with a silver hilt, enamelled sheath, Sind, 18th century
Sword and sheath talwarforged steel with an Indian hilt with knucklebow, gold damascened, with purple velvet sheath, Datia, probably 19th century
Sword and sheath talwar forged steel blade with an Indian hilt with knucklebow, decorated with gold damascene, orange embroidered sheath and belt with gold and brass mounts, N India, 19th century
Indian hilt with knucklebow incorporating a half shell guard on the right hand side to protect the thumb.; talwar; Arms, steel gold silver encrusted, Rajasthan, C18
Indian hilt with knucklebow, for a talwar, probably Panjab or Rajasthan, 18th or 19th century
Sword hilt for a talwar, Panjab or Rajasthan, 19th century
Sword hilt and chape decorated en suite with gold damascening, probably Tonk, 19th century
madu; Arms, steel antelope horn, kuftkari, India
Watered steel blade with no ricasso or false edge, equipped with a straight tang to take an Indian hilt.; shamshir; Arms, steel, India?
shamshir; Arms, steel, India
Sword and sheath talwar with a toothed blade, Delhi or Lahore, 18th century
Sword and sheath talwar, Punjab or Rajasthan, blade 17th century, hilt 18th century
Sword and sheath talwar with an inscribed, toothed blade, possibly Lahore, early 18th century
Sword and sheath talwar probably NW India or Panjab, 17th century
Sword and sheath shamshir divided at the tip, blade Iran, hilt NW India, 17th century
Sword and sheath shamshir with an Indian hilt, the blade etched with Quranic inscriptions, NW India, blade probably Iran, late 17th to early 18th century
Sword and sheath shamshir the blade Iran, 17th century, hilt Delhi, late 18th century
Sword and sheath dao, steel with a wooden grip, Assam, probably 19th century
Sword and sheath dao steel and wood with a cane shoulder belt, Kachin N W Burma, 19th century
Basket hilt of chiselled and pierced steel decorated with open work and with a trophy amid floral scrolls, guard and pommel chiselled with scrolls terminating in dragons' heads. A fragment of the blade that remains bears the initials IH. Arms and armour.
Hilt has been attached to 5695-1901 Claymore blade
French, early 19th century. Ormolu with enamel numerals. Lyre shaped, riising from a rectangular pedestal with plynth supported on four knob feet. The plynth is decorated with an enriched moulding, the pedestal with an applied trophy - a trumpet bound with wreaths. The lyre terminates above in swan's heads holding a festoon of flowers, and is enriched with palmettes and foliage, the wires representing strings and surmounted by a rayd brearded mask. Openwork dial with red foil backing. Steel hands. H.19 1/4 inches W. at feet, 7 1/2 inches.; Clocks
Circular button made of foil and metal, designed by François Victor Hugo for Schiaparelli, France, 1939-1945
Edgerton, Dr. Harold; silver gelatin print; two men fencing, 20th Century
Rapier used by Michael Redgrave as Hamlet, New Theatre, 2 February 1950.
Sword and sheath talwar NW India, late 17th century
Sword of Aurangzeb, the hilt steel, thickly overlaid with gold; the blade watered steel inlaid with gold: Mughal, late 17th century.
Sword and sheath shamshir the cast silver hilt chased and engraved.The blade of watered steel; the scabbard with pierced and chased silver mount. Mughal 18th century
Gauntlet sword with a rapier blade, possibly of Spanish manufacture, with a nielloed brass hilt in the form of a tiger's head, Oudh, probably 19th century
Curved sabre (shasqua) with a channelled blade and silver nielloed hilt, Turkish/Cypriot, 18th to 19th century
Hand and a half sword
Hand and a half sword with twisted quillons and a leather bound grip, Germany, ca. 1560
Reproduction ceremonial sword of the Emperor Napoleon I, with a gilt brass hilt and blade partially blued and gilt, by Wilkinson Sword, England, 1980
Rapier with a pierced and chiselled steel hilt, the pommel with lattice piercings, Brescia, late 17th century
Butt or pommel
Composite sword with a chiselled steel hilt, pierced pommel, and shortened triangular blade etched with strapwork and trophies, Italy, late 17th century
Rapier with a small double shell guard, inlaid with silver, the triangular section etched blade ca. 1700
Rapier with a small russetted steel hilt with silver inlay, the blade signed TOMAS AIALA, 17th century
Chinese single edged curved double sword with a leather covered hilt and embossed brass mounts.
[Sheath] Black leather sheath for a curved single edged Chinese double sword with embossed brass mounts, including a stylised crocodile.
[Sword] Single edged curved double sword with a leather covered hilt and embossed brass and copper mounts.
[Sword] Single edged curved double sword with a leather covered hilt and embossed brass and copper mounts.
Sword and sheath (dao), with a grooved steel blade with a hilt covered with interlaced leather strips and a shagreen covered sheath. Both sword and sheath have embossed brass mounts.
[Sheath] Shagreen covered sheath (broken) for a chinese sword with embossed brass mounts.
[Sword] Sword with grooved blade, the hilt covered with interlaced strips of leather , the guard and pommel missing.
Single edged, fullered, slightly curved sword blade, English, 19th century
Swept hilt rapier in the 16th century style, probably 19th century
Sword hilt and pommel
Sword hilt and pommel in the 16th century style, probably 19th century
Rapier blade with a maker's mark of 'ST' crowned, etched with birds and goats amid scrolls, 16th century
Swept hilt rapier, the blade 16th century, the hilt, chiselled and parcel gilt in the style of the 16th century
Rapier with a short three sided blade mounted in a small hilt and guard of silver, chased with figures, trophies and masks, the grip bound with silver wire, England, early 18th century
Two handed sword
Two handed sword, the blade 15th century mounted on a 19th century hilt
Large two handed sword with a flamboyant blade inscribed 'ANNO' on one side and '1526' or possibly '1576' on the other. The grip is covered with black leather. The hilt has broad double rings and broad downward curving quillons with flared terminals
Sword with a chased guard and pierced cup shaped pommel, 16th century
Cup hilt rapier
Cup hilt rapier, the hilt blackened, pierced and chiselled, the blade inlaid in copper, Italy (Rome), ca. 1670