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Details - Hungarian sword, 17th century @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest

Details - Hungarian sword from the century, Budapest, National Museum of Hungary,

AN EXTREMELY FINE HUNGARIAN SILVER-MOUNTED AND GEM-SET PARADE MACE, MID-19TH CENTURY

An extremely fine Hulgarian Silver mounted and gem-set parade mace, Century.

Indian (Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda) dagger, 16th c, cast copper hilt, chased, gilded, inlaid with rubies. Portraits of Sultan 'Ali 'Adil Shah of Bijapur 1558–80 show him wearing similar zoomorphic hilt daggers. In the ruby-studded hilt, a dragon whose tail wraps around the grip attacks a lion, which is attacking a deer, symbolic of the deity Garuda. Before the deer is a bird with a snake in its beak. Lower down is a mythical lionlike Yali, with floral scrolls issuing from its mouth. Met…

Indian (Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda) dagger, c, cast copper hilt, chased…

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