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The Ida is a kind of sword used by the Yoruba people of West Africa. It is a long sword with a narrow to wide blade and sheathe. The sword i...

The Ida is a kind of sword used by the Yoruba people of West Africa. It is a long sword with a narrow to wide blade and sheathe. The sword i.

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Persian sword mounted with a mace like long handle but having a sword blade, the blade is engraved with mirror floral pattern and gold koftgari of great quality. The engravings are high quality showing a good age and of typical Persian origin. Possible a dervish sword, 30 in long, 17 in blade.

Persian sword mounted with a mace like long handle but having a sword blade, the blade is engraved with mirror floral pattern and gold koftgari of great quality. The engravings are high quality showing a good age and of typical Persian origin.

Algerian nimcha saber, early 18th century, steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile, Length of blade, 21 in. (53.34 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. This distinctly North African sword, or nimcha, probably dates from around the battle of Oran (1732), when that city, a haven for Turkish pirates, was besieged by the Spanish. The openwork leather scabbard shows Ottoman influence.

Algerian nimcha saber, early 18th century, steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile, Length of blade, 21 in. (53.34 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. This distinctly North African sword, or nimcha, probably dates from around the battle of Oran (1732), when that city, a haven for Turkish pirates, was besieged by the Spanish. The openwork leather scabbard shows Ottoman influence.

Imperial Russian Silver and Niello Shashka Blade signed Guzunov, Circa 1900

Imperial Russian Silver and Niello Shashka Blade signed Guzunov, Circa 1900

Afrikanische Waffen - African Weapons - Fischer - Zirngibl

Afrikanische Waffen - African Weapons - Fischer - Zirngibl

Awesome Viking Sword recreation by Patrick Barta, a Czech Swordsmith.

Viking sword cooper and silver inlay hilt, pattern-welded blade, handle from horn with scabbard. This replica can be found on the exhibition "The viking grave from Groix island".

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