A group of knives and swords

Late 18th/19th century
Smallest knife blade marked: Eichenlaub Solingen Rostfrei; largest sword marked: MA 190 / 11 / XOA / [Broad Arrow] on blade; futher marked: "MANGROVITE" on leather sheath and "SLAZ" on walnut handle
Comprising of one Javanese-style Kris with distinctive wavy blade, a Nepalese Gurkha Kukri knife, a Eichenlaub Solingen Rostfrei goat horn-handled knife, a Australian Pattern 07 Bayonet, a possibly Turkish Ottoman sword, and possibly Burmese sword with decoratively incised blade, 6 pieces
Largest: 23.25" L x 2.5" W; smallest: 9.375" H x 1" W

  • Provenance: The Estate of George David Sturges
  • Condition: Each overall good condition with scattered scuffs, scratches, nicks, shrinkage cracks, indentations, and separation at joints commensurate with age and use. Oxidization, surface grime, and patina on the metal blades and decoration for each. Burmese sword had a wrapped metal wire decoration to the handle that is coming undone and detaching from the wood. Additionally, the sheath of the Turkish sword has areas where the fabric overlay is detaching from the wood substrate.

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