A scarce Caucasian Georgian sword ‘khmali, with curved shamshir blade, steel mounts inlaid with brass designs, coming soon to ashoka arts fine antique swords and weapons *coming soon
A set of four wootz or ‘damascus’ steel plates comprising a Char Aina set of antique Indian armour, to be worn over a mail shirt, and an early Turkish Ottoman Iron gorget , worn over the back shoulders with two separate plates fixed by rivetted steel mail links, originally worn as part of the set of plates by the armies of the Ottoman empire which invaded eastern and central Europe during the period of this piece of early armour. Offered for sale on our new site Now added
Two fine 19th century Dha swords, one Thai with long double-handed silver covered handle or hilt, silver scabbard with gold fitting, robust steel blade with rounded tip, the other Burmese sword with silver mounted scabbard and hilt, large pommel, very good antique functional fighting swords from South east Asia
Fine quality indo Persian or Afghan All steel sword Pulwar or Pulwouar (tulwar).
The hilt of the finest shaped pierced steel exquisitely perforated in bands, the pommel containing small stones reputedly from the Holy Moslem city of Mecca, The shamshir type blade deeply curved and with a cartouche conataining arabic calligraphy, a talismanic square or bedouh containing numbers, and a small chiselled inscription along the back edge. A fantastic example of the scarce from of islamic sword, a genuine antique piece dating to the 18th or early 19th century., Northern India or Afghanistan
Greek or Albanian musket with mother of pearl inlay soon to be added to the ashoka arts website for fine arms and armour, steel barrel with mother of pearl inlaid panels, dating to the 19th century
A fine damascus bladed Kilij sword from Iran with chiselled steel hilt gold inlaid cartouche with arabic writing and scabbard mounts already added to the website, Two Persian or Afghan 19th century shamshirs, and an Afghan Tulwar sword with makers stamps, several Afghan Khyber knives, soon to be added
Two fantastic oriental weapons soon to be added to Ashoka Arts Fine Antique Arms and Armour. A scarce curved scimitar sword of ‘shashka’ or shashqa form with damascus wootz steel blade, and ivory/bone hilt complete with scabbard, and an antique oriental compound or recurved bow from Bukhara or Kazakhstan/Uzbekistan complete with its bowstring… both very rare pieces to find.. Both of these weapons are now posted to the website…!
Lovely silver mounted Omani Arab Jambiya dagger, high quality piece with rhino horn hilt. Coming soon to ashoka arts. Fine Antique swords and weapons for sale..! enquire for further details
an early South Indian Bichwa dagger with a looped handle of carved black horn, a very rare survival due its inherent fragility… the blade heavily patinated from age, circa 1800 or earlier!
Lovely oriental Burmese knife or dagger just listed on Ashoka Arts Fine Antique arms and armour. The handle carved with a figure intertwined with vines, presumably a scene from mythology or folklore. As with all our offerings this is a lovely antique piece with years of history and patina from handling.