Jorge Andrés Carvajal Ortiz

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Antique Old African Africa Sword w/ Scabbard + Set of 4 Knife

Antique Old African Africa Sword w/ Scabbard + Set of 4 Knife

The Russian “tarch” is a curious weapon that incorporats on a metal gauntlet a shield and other spiky components. It was used between the 14th to 17th centuries in Russia. There are very few information about the “tarch”, but is concludent to say that this was a special kind of shelom (shield).

The Russian “tarch” is a curious weapon that incorporats on a metal gauntlet a shield and other spiky components. It was used between the 14th to 17th centuries in Russia. There are very few information about the “tarch”, but is concludent to say that this was a special kind of shelom (shield).

Afghan daggers (karud, choora, pesh-kabz).

Afghan daggers (karud, choora, pesh-kabz).

Shield for Francesco I de' Medici, c1570 - a chased morion and shield, now kept in Dresden, attributed to Benvenuto Cellini. In the centre of the shield the head of Medusa can be seen, while the two ovals show the portrayal of Francesco de' Medici and his lover and future wife Bianca Cappello.

Shield for Francesco I de' Medici, c1570 - a chased morion and shield, now kept in Dresden, attributed to Benvenuto Cellini. In the centre of the shield the head of Medusa can be seen, while the two ovals show the portrayal of Francesco de' Medici and his lover and future wife Bianca Cappello.

Walloon Sword, 3rd quarter of the 17th century, Straight, double-edged blade of hexagonal section; with fullers at the forte and short tang, length 97 cm. from  http://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/a-walloon-sword-517-c-25549ec9f1

Walloon Sword, 3rd quarter of the 17th century, Straight, double-edged blade of hexagonal section; with fullers at the forte and short tang, length 97 cm. from http://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/a-walloon-sword-517-c-25549ec9f1