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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.
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.
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
Arms, steel brass, S India, C17
Sword and sheath
Sword and sheath kirach, the blade possibly Iran 17th century in later hilt decorated probably 19th century, Rajasthan or Panjab
Sword and sheath talwar the blade 17th century, with a black shagreen leather sheath, N India, probably 19th century
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
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
Parry weapon sai, steel with a cloth bound grip, N Thailand, 19th century
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 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
Described in the register as an axe head, with an octagonal socket with two grooved sides and flat blades widening out towards their edges, Ancient Irish (Kilmaine); Arms and armour
Rapier used by Michael Redgrave as Hamlet, New Theatre, 2 February 1950.
Pistol-grip dagger hilt, nephrite jade with low relief decoration, traces of gold and red foil pastes, Mughal, ca. 1650-1700.
Chiselled steel stiletto with channeled grip, lozenge section blade with oval depressions, Italy, early 17th century
Page's sword with a pierced and chiselled hilt, formerly gold plated, England, ca. 1700
Hand and a half sword
Hand and a half sword with twisted quillons and a leather bound grip, Germany, ca. 1560
Stiletto with a chiselled steel hilt, rosette shaped pommel and quillon terminals, triangular section blade set with oval depressions, Italy, early 17th century
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
Dagger with a blackened steel hilt (restored), and associated blade, Italy, ca. 1590
Left hand dagger
Main gauche with a blackened iron hilt, England, ca. 1590
Main gauche with a blackened iron hilt, Germany, ca. 1600
Broadsword with a chiseled steel hilt, Germany, ca. 1630
Main gauche with a blackened iron hilt, encrusted with silver, Germany, ca. 1600
Rapier with a steel hilt engraved on a stippled ground. The blade by Peter Tesche, Germany, ca. 1600
Two handed sword
A blackened hilt with straight quillons with writhen terminals and ring guard, a writhen fig shaped pommel with a double edged blade with five fullers at the blade root
With a six sided fig-shaped pommel, the front face hatched, straight spreading diamond section quillons, a ring guard with a centre bezel and a diamond section blade with a hollowed forte.
The hilt of cut and blackened steel, with a pommel decorated with spiral chiseling, and a two stage grip with serpentine guards extending forward into simple guard loops in front of the quillons. The quillons are chiseled and curved with flared ends. The blade is long with a single central fuller extending approx two thirds of the way down the blade
Sword with a globular iron pommel on a slender tang, with slender quillons with tips curving inwards toward the blade, England, late 14th century
Rapier, with straight quillons and a steel hilt cut with concave facets. The blade inscribed NON TITUBARE SE TURBAR TI DEVI, German, ca. 1620
Main gauche, chiselled and damascened in gold with Old Testament subjects and satyr head quillon terminals, France, 1575-1600
Sword and scabbard
Polished curved watered steel blade with silver gilt quillons and a bulbous tan coloured carved horn grip, with a yellow cord tassle attached. One of the forward pointing prongs on the quillon is missing
Sword and sword belt
[Sword] A curved watered steel single edged blade with a globular gold damascened cartouche. The grip is horn with watered steel quillons (cracked) and a pommel cap decorated with gold kuftkari borders. Iran
Sword and sheath (shamshir) with a watered blade with a horn hilt and blue velvet sheath with gilt metal mounts, Sind, 19th century.
Sword and belt
Chinese parrying dagger with quillons turned outwards and an octagonal tapering steel bar in place of a blade
Chinese parrying dagger with a ribbed wooden hilt and thick quillons turned outwards and an octagonal tapering steel bar in place of a blade
[Sword] Chinese double sword with a wooden hilt and S shaped quillons, one curving round and riveted to the pommel forming a knuckle guard
[Sword] Chinese double sword with a wooden hilt and S shaped quillons, one curving round and riveted to the pommel forming a knuckle guard. Ex India Museum actually 3299 (IS). Egerton 773
Chinese straight bladed single edged dagger or short sword with a ribbed wooden hilt and S shaped quillons, one forming an open knuckle guard
Sword with a watered steel blade inlaid in gold, with cast silver quillons mounted in a carved jade dagger hilt, Turkey, 18th century
Sword and sheath with bye-knife, the sword with a waved edge and wraparound knuckleguard, in a black leather sheath with bye-knife, Sind, 19th century.