Fossil Steller's Sea Cow Bone & Blackwood by Steve Torok Folder Type: Gentlemen Large Linerlock Blade Length: 2 7/8 inches Overall Length: 7 13/16 inches Blade Steel: "Ladder" pattern Damascus High Carbon Steel Handle Material: Fossil Steller's Sea Cow Bone Bolster Material: Blackwood Thumb Knob Gemstone: Red Sapphire which has been graded IF (which is the highest grade given and means the gemstone is internally flawless and free of inclusions) Filework: On top of blade and li
Fine Kinjal, Caucasus, circa 1800. Blade with gilt inscription and bone hilt with gilt ornaments. Very fine niello scabbard. Provenance: From an old important private collection in Alsace. Top of the scabbard missing, hilt slightly chipped, gilding worn in some places.
Persian jambiya, 19th century, steel, bone, gold, H. 17 1/4 in. (43.8 cm); H. of blade 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Wt. 16.3 oz. (462.1 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.
South African knifemaker George Muller created this exceptional knife at a remarkably low price. The bolsters and hollow ground blade are made from gorgeous Damascus. The spine of the blade and titanium liners have been beautifully file-worked. Fossil mammoth ivory scales are dovetailed to the Damascus bolsters. An exceptional custom knife with incredible fit and finish.
William Henry Monarch B05 Custom 051209 One of a Kind; Over All Length 5 7/8 in; Blade Length 2 5/8 in; Blade Material Stainless Typhoon; Damascus by Devin Thomas; Frame Material Blued Larry Donnelly Damascus with 24K Gold Engraving by Don Patch; Scale Material Fossil Walrus Ivory; Thumb / Button Diamonds ...
The yatagan was popular throughout the Ottoman Empire. Single-edged blade that curves slightly inward and by a hilt with no guard and two flared wings at the pommel. Date: dated 1802–3 Culture: Anatolian or Balkan Medium: Steel, silver, gold, coral. Dimensions: Weight, 3 lb. 8 oz.; Weight without scabbard, 1 lb. 14 oz.; Length without scabbard 29 in. (73.66 cm) Length of blade 23 1/8 in.; Greatest width 2 1/4 in.; Greatest width of blade 1 1/4 in.
Parrying dagger (pugnale bolognese), ca. 1550–75; Italian. Partly gilt steel, brass & wood. Designed to be used together with a rapier, this dagger is fitted with a side ring, recurved quillons & a depression at the base of one side of the blade to accommodate the thumb and facilitate a firmer grip. The waves in the blade may be intended to act like "speed bumps" in breaking the impact of a blow from an opponent's blade. The piercing of the fullers (grooves) is decorative.
Sword (Shamshir) with Scabbard and Belt, blade dated A.H. 1162 or 1164/A.D. 1748–49 or 1750–51. Blade, Iranian; hilt, Indian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935 (36.25.1304a, b)
Saber, hilt, 19th century; blade, probably 18th century with early 19th century decoration. Hilt, Turkish or N. African; blade, Iranian, Turkish decoration. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935 (36.25.1632) | The fine blade of crucible ("watered") steel is typically Iranian but was decorated at a later date by a Turkish craftsman. The decoration includes verses from the "Burda," a mystical poem by the thirteenth-century author al-Bu Siri. #sword
Hand and a Half Sword, 15th century. European. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913 (14.25.1196) | The name of this type of sword refers to the length of its hilt, which allows it to be wielded with one hand or two. #swords