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Hermann Historica - Internationales Auktionshaus für Antiken, Alte Waffen, Orden…

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Ottoman mace with twelve flanged head, delicately shaped with convex striking edges on a stepped recurve. Its form draws heavily on the European as, unlike other Eastern maces, it was made specifically to attack fully armored European soldiers. It is likely that it served at the Battle of Vienna of 1683 and comprised part of the spoils gathered by German and Polish defenders after the Turkish defeat. Length: 25in.

This iron mace epitomizes early Ottoman craftsmanship with its finely crafted detail. The twelve flanges, probably an astrological choice, are delicately shaped

German gothic war hammer (footman's hammer, due to the length of its haft), late 15th century, iron head with widely fluted hammer of tapering rectangular section balanced by a stout beak-shaped fluke of diamond section, and block-shaped socket pierced with a hole, four 16th century long side straps forming an open socket beneath the head and secured by iron nails and two riveted shield-shaped plates at the top, long tapering wooden haft of octagonal section,14 cm. head, 164.5 cm. long.

German gothic war hammer (footman's hammer, due to the length of its haft), late…

A GERMAN SEVEN-FLANGED MACE   MID-16TH CENTURY   Constructed entirely of steel, the head formed of seven brazed flanges cut with stylised crockets top and bottom and drawn-out to horizontally reinforced points (one with minor impact damage), acorn finial, tubular haft, spirally fluted grip moulded at both ends, and domed pommel with ring finial for a thong.

A GERMAN SEVEN-FLANGED MACE MID-16TH CENTURY Constructed entirely of steel, the head formed of seven brazed flanges cut with stylised crockets top and bottom and drawn-out to horizontally reinforced points (one with minor impact damage), acorn finial, tubular haft, spirally fluted grip moulded at both ends, and domed pommel with ring finial for a thong.

Persian mace, 16th century, possibly steel, gold. L. 25 in. (63.5 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Metallic Sculpture : Persian mace century possibly steel gold.

Streitkolben/Kürissbengel, deutsch um 1600 - Objekt Nr. 6050 - Jürgen H. Fricker Historische Waffen

Streitkolben/Kürissbengel, deutsch um 1600 - Objekt Nr. 6050 - Jürgen H. Fricker Historische Waffen

Hermann Historica - international auction house for antiques, old weapons, medals and decorations, historical collection pieces

Hermann Historica - international auction house for antiques, old weapons, medals and decorations, historical collection pieces

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