The P. Lamaison van Heenvliet Collection of Arms & Armour: Friday 29 September 2017 10:30AM

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A French Model 1845 Enlisted Man's Dragoon Helmet, in brass, the high comb embossed with fluting, bands of husks and acanthus leaf tips, with Medusa head terminal and flaming grenade below the plume holder, with black horsehair fall, the left side of the skull with further plume holder, the felt covered turban printed to simulate leopard's skin, with ear rosettes, leather backed chin scales and leather liner

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £550
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Lot 2

A French Second Empire Cuirassier Trooper's Steel Helmet, the brass high panelled comb with black horsehair mane, the Medusa mask terminal surmounted by plume holder (plume lacking), the left side of the skull set with a further plume holder, the brass helmet plate embossed with a flaming grenade, with ear rosettes, leather backed chin scales, with remains of leather liner

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £1450
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Lot 3

An Early 20th Century No.1 Dress Uniform to an Officer of the Netherlands Korps Mariniers, comprising a blue wool tunic with crimson stand-up collar and cuffs, white metal buttons, bullion thread epaulettes, lanyard and cap lines and crimson sash with tassels, a pair of trousers with white gimp side stripes, and a forage cap with patent leather visor (3)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £130
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Lot 4

A First World War Trench Periscope Mk.IX by R. & J. Beck Ltd., numbered 9661, with baluster turned oak handle; a Brass Container, of oblong form, with hinged cover, 38cm by 13cm by 6cm (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £200
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Lot 5

A Japanese Edo Period Suit of Armour of the Tokugawa Clan, 18th Century, comprising: a Kabuto (helmet) of sixty two ribbed plates, with copper and white metal maedate of upcurved form, the peak with foliate chased rim, the turn-backs and tehen each set with the mon of Tokugawa, the four lame shikoro (neck guard) with maroon lacing; Mempo (half mask) with five lame neck guard and backed by a carved and white painted wood grimacing face mask; a pair of Kote (gauntlets), each of lacquered chain mail applied with silver mons and lacquer fluted panels, with laced silk brocade sleeve and terminating with lacquered tekko; a Do (chest and back protector) of five hinged iron panels lacquered and made to simulate lemellae; Kusazuri (armoured skirt) and Haidate (thigh protectors) of laced lames and silk brocade, all mounted on a wood stand (sode missing)

Estimate: £4000-6000

Sold: £4800
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Lot 6

A Late 19th Century Japanese Tanegashima (Matchlock) Teppo, the 106cm ribbed steel barrel with baluster muzzle, the breech inlaid with a sinuous dragon amidst cloud bands, in copper and brass, the hardwood stock with brass serpentine, trigger guard, button trigger and inlaid in brass with chrysanthemum heads and cloud bands, with a later bamboo ramrod, 135.5cm

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1200
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Lot 7

A Late 19th Century Japanese Tanegashima (Matchlock) Teppo, the 106cm octagonal steel barrel with baluster muzzle, inlaid with a sinuous dragon over mountain ranges, in copper and brass, the hardwood stock with brass serpentine, trigger guard, button trigger and inlaid in brass with chrysanthemum heads, the underside with cloud bands, with a later bamboo ramrod, 135cm

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £850
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Lot 8

A 19th Century Japanese Tanegashima (Matchlock) Teppo, with 146cm octagonal steel barrel, wood full stock with two brass barrel bands, the brass lock lacking most of the serpentine, with later brass trigger guard, the butt with brass sunburst applique, 167cm (af)

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £350
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Lot 9

A Japanese Edo Period Black Lacquer Shield, circa 17th Century, of convex circular form, centrally painted in raised gilt with a Coat of Arms of a coronet over a monogram flanked by palm leaves, the outer border painted with flowerheads and trailing tendrils in gilt, the reverse top later set with a small gilt metal suspension ring, 57cm

Estimate: £1000-2000

Sold: £6200
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Lot 10

Two 19th Century Japanese Yari, each with triangular section straight edge blade with red enamelled narrow fuller, the wood haft decorated with mother of pearl and lacquer below the blade, with iron conical butt head, 213cm and 217cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £450
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Lot 11

A 19th Century Japanese Naginata (Glaive), the 34cm single edge curved blade with two narrow fullers and one piece copper habaki, the black lacquered wood haft with three copper bands and decorated with mother of pearl below the blade, 216.5cm; a Japanese Yari, with 31cm triangular section straight blade, the wood haft with lacquer and mother of pearl decoration, 206cm (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £300
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Lot 12

A 19th Century Chinese Guandao (Polearm), the 79cm curved single edge steel blade with curved tip and spiked notch to the back edge, the whole issuing from the open mouth of a bronze dragon, with undulating square guard and ebonised wood pole, 262cm; a Chinese Polearm, the 36cm double edge wavy blade issuing from an octagonal brass boss with two diagonally set smaller wavy blades, long iron socket and wood haft, 241cm (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £550
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Lot 13

A Late 19th Century Japanese Wakizashi, with 54cm steel blade, the sectional bone hilt and scabbard carved with Samurai warriors in battle; a Very Similar Wakizashi, with 41cm blade, the hilt and scabbard with brass bands embossed with the Tokagawa mon; a Similar Tanto, with 25cm blade, the bone hilt and scabbard with brass bands (3 - af)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 14

A Japanese Shinto Katana, the 69.5cm blade with almost horizontal hamon, the tang with faint signature to each side and with single mekugi an, one piece copper habaki with burred edge, iron tsuba applied with parcel gilt bronze birds in flight over waves, the green braid bound same hilt with bronze dragon menuki and chrysanthemum decorated bronze fuchi and kashira, the black lacquer saya decorated with stylised seaweed in red

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £850
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Lot 15

A Japanese Wakizashi, the 41cm steel blade with narrow fuller to the back edge, copper habaki, plain oval brass tsuba pierced with a single hole, with red stained twisted rattan bound grip and brass oval pommel, the green stained shagreen saya with brass mounts

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £800
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Lot 16

A 19th Century Chinese Short Sword, with 38cm double edge steel blade, the brass hilt with foliate and mon engraved bat shaped crossguard and reeded wood grip, the scabbard covered in green stained tortoiseshell with brass mounts; a Very Similar Small Chinese Dagger,the wood scabbard bearing traces of tortoiseshell veneer; a 19th Century Steel Trident Head, possibly Javan or Chinese, the tapering rectangular tang with single pierced hole (3)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £190
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Lot 17

A Japanese Walking Stick Wakizashi, the 44cm single edge steel blade with bevelled back edge towards the tip, the blue lacquered wood hilt decorated with a cloisonne sinuous dragon, the brown lacquered haft simulating mahogany, with brass ferrule and steel tip, 91.5cm (af); a Japanese Bamboo Walking Stick, incised with Geisha heads; a Japanese Meiji Period Sadan Mask, as a grimacing face, of soft wood with flesh coloured shikkui (plaster) coating; a Similar Smaller Mask, with grey face and real hair moustache (4)

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £280
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Lot 18

A European Pole Axe/War Hammer, the heavy 20cm head with crescent shape blade opposing a spanner shape blade, the 16cm langets each with six brass screws on a tapering wood haft, 94cm; a Late 19th Century Indian War Axe, with small double crescent shape blade etched with strapwork, on a tubular steel haft, 67cm (2)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £100
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Lot 19

A 19th Century Dutch "Ringsteken" (Ring Stitch) Lance, the the 34cm tapering iron spike with 15cm langets attached to the slightly upward curving tapering haft painted with "Barber's Pole" red and white stripes, the circular wood guard set with four angled brackets, with turned grip and octagonal weighted butt, 163cm; a Similar Smaller "Ringstecken" Lance, painted in red, white, green and black, with globular butt, 129cm (2)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £160
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Lot 20

A Pair of Late 19th Century Spontoons, each with 17cm winged spear head on a socket, with traces of blue velvet band and on an ebonised wood haft, 190cm; an Early 20th Century Ceremonial Polearm, with 35cm spear head and wide crossguard, long langets, on a tapering cylindrical wood haft with steel spiked butt, 250cm; a Pike Head, with broken wood haft (4)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 21

A German 98/05 Butcher Bayonet, second pattern, one side of the ricasso stamped H. MUNDLOS & CO., MAGDEBURG, the opposing side stamped GEBR. HARTKOPF, SOLINGEN, with steel scabbard

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £90
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Lot 22

A German M84/98 NCO's Saw Back Bayonet, the blade stamped GOTTLIEB HAMMESFAHR, SOLINGEN, FOCHE, with blued steel scabbard; a German M84/98 Bayonet, the fullered steel blade stamped ALEX. COPPEL, SOLINGEN, with blued steel scabbard; a German M1898 Short Bayonet, the 17.5cm pipe back blade stamped IMSON & CO., SUHL, with two piece wood grip and steel mounted leather scabbard (3)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £280
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Lot 23

A Second World War German Trench Knife, with 14cm single edge blade double edged at the tip, with blued steel recurving crossguard longer at one side, diagonal incised two piece wood grip scales, with black enamelled scabbard with leather strap

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 24

An Early 20th Century Caucasian Type Machete, the 32cm single edge clip point steel blade with foliate engraved fuller and illegible script, brass angular recurving crossguard, black horn grip and brass cylindrical cap pommel, with white metal mounted ebonised wood scabbard; two German Machetes by Korff & Honsberg, Remscheid, each with horn grip and maker's Angel logo, one numbered 90, lack scabbards (3)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 25

A Dutch Model 1852 Jaeger Guard Officer's Sword, the 79cm single edge fullered steel blade with a horizontal ribbon band to each side ricasso, one engraved F Schoonman le Breda, the other engraved Yrerhouner, the brass hilt with foliate sheathed quillon and pierced single bar guard, the knuckle bow sheathed with leaves and with double domed pommel, the ribbed horn grip lacking its wire binding, with two brass and white bullion thread sword knots, lacks scabbard

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £70
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Lot 26

A 19th Century Swiss Dagger, with plain 23cm double edge leaf shape steel blade, the solid iron hilt with crescent shape crossguard cast with a lambrequin mask, the grip cast as wire binding and with baluster pommel cast with figures and foliage, the two piece cast iron scabbard pierced and decorated with battle scenes

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £250
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Lot 27

A 19th Century Continental Pioneer Sword, with broad 69cm saw back steel blade, brass cruciform hilt with diamond shape langets and compressed globular pommel, lacks scabbard

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £250
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Lot 28

An Early 19th Century Dutch Naval Dirk, the 18cm double edge diamond section steel blade etched with scrolling foliage, the brass crossguard with anchor cast langets and acorn quillons, ring turned ivory grip and brass compressed baluster pommel, with foliate engraved brass scabbard; a Similar Naval Dirk, with 20cm plain diamond section steel blade, brass foliate winged crossguard, ring turned ivory grip and globular pommel, with foliate sheathed brass scabbard (2 - af)

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £600
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Lot 29

An Early 19th Century Naval Dirk, the 23.5cm single edge curved blued steel blade engraved and gilt with a trophy of arms, cornucopia of flowers, ribbon bows and plant forms, the gilt brass hilt with serpent cast recurving crossguard, diaper carved ivory grip and stylised lion pommel, the gilt brass scabbard engraved with trophies of arms and trailing oak leaves and acorns, with two suspension rings and dog clip fasteners - lack ribbons

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £3000
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Lot 30

Two 19th Century North American Indian Scalping Knives, each with 10cm straight back steel blade with curved edge and narrow fuller to the right side, the left side bearing indistinct foundry mark, with pinned two piece wood grip; a Small Hunting Knife, the 9cm single edge steel blade stamped HAUSWELD, with antler grip (3)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 31

A 19th Century Lady's Small Knife, with 12cm diamond section steel blade, oval crossguard with spherical quillons, ebony grip and leather scabbard; a Finnish Small Knife, with bevel edge blade engraved Kauhavan Puukkotehdas Kauhava, the grip of stacked red leather washers inlaid with tendrils and date 1900 in white metal wire, with leather scabbard; a German Small Hunting Knife, with deer's foot hilt and leather scabbard; an Indian Small Knife, with ebony and bone grip and brass scabbard; a Small Folding Pocket Knife, with animal carved wood grip (5)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 32

A Swedish Knife by G.Joh.Berg, Eskilstuna, the 12cm double edge leaf shape blade stamped with maker's name, steel crossguard, the ebony pistol grip carved with a stylised dragon, the white metal scabbard pierced with crossed arrows and stamped with maker's name; a Victorian "Prostitute's" Dagger, the 12cm blade indistinctly stamped with Sheffield maker's name, with mother of pearl grip and plate mounts, with leather scabbard; a German Hunting Knife, with clip point steel blade, steel recurving crossguard and bone grip, wolf carved pommel damaged, the leather scabbard with nickel mounts (3)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £170
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Lot 34

An Early 19th Century Continental Hunting Sword, the 46cm single edge tapering steel blade engraved with foliate strapwork, with brass semi circular guard, short crossguard with cloven hoof quillon (one missing), the horn pistol grip with brass bosses and leaf sheathed pommel, with brass mounted leather scabbard; a Bowie Type Knife, the 32cm single edge clip point steel blade stamped with crowned bird and 184, brass hilt embossed with ears of wheat and with foliate sheathed oval pommel, lacks scabbard (2)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £110
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Lot 35

A Wilkinson Sword Co. MK V Fencing Foil, the steel hilt with oval cup guard and string bound grip; a Fencing Foil, the brass hilt with pierced oval guard, ribbed red leather grip and baluster pommel; a Fencing Mask, with red leather upholstered cushioned frame (3)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 36

A Quantity of Various European and Indonesian Scabbards, in wood and leather, including swords, kris, various knives etc

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £50
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Lot 37

A Small Quantity of Sword Mounts, including lockets, shoes, leather bosses, also a horsehair plume, a helmet spike, a plume holder, white wool pom pom, stone axe head, rifle butt plate etc

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £50
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Lot 38

A 19th Century Nias War Shield, Sumatra, of light Sagow wood reinforced with horizontal bands of twisted rattan, the raised medial ridge, central boss and terminals painted with a blue pigment, the reverse with integral handle, 120cm by 26cm (painted with old inventory number 822)

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £400
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Lot 39

A 19th Century Nias War Shield, Sumatra, of light Sagow wood reinforced with horizontal bands of twisted rattan, with raised medial ridge, central boss and terminals, the reverse with integral handle, 129cm by 32cm (painted with old inventory number 9.30)

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £380
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Lot 40

A 19th Century Dyak Wood Shield, Borneo, of vertical chamfered rectangular form with apex pediment and base, lightly painted with horizontal bands, circular motifs and chevron bands, the reverse with integral handle, 137cm by 30cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 41

A 19th Century Manado Shield, Indonesia, of dark stained wood, waisted rectangular form with raised medial ridge centred by a pierced conical boss, with chamfered side panels, laced with rattan bands and set with tufts of hair, the reverse with integral handle, 90cm by 20cm

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £1200
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Lot 42

A Rare 19th Century Toraja Shield, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, carved from a single piece of wood in a triangular section, with panels inlaid with shells and bone chevrons interspersed with rattan and tufts of human hair, the reverse with integral handle and with old hand written collector's label, 110cm by 16cm

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £950
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Lot 43

A 19th Century Azande Slaver's Shield, Congo, constructed of split cane with basket weave reinforced panels to the pediment and base, the reverse set with an oval wood panel carved with an integral handle, 93cm by 36cm

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £280
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Lot 44

A Late 19th/20th Century Somali Gashan Shield, made from oryx hide, of convex circular form, pricked and embossed with concentric bands of raised and recessed bands, basket weave moulding and chevrons, the reverse with folded rim and cloth bound hide handle, 34cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £80
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Lot 45

A Late 19th/20th Century Indian Leather Covered Steel Dhal, of convex circular form, set with a central spike issuing from an eight pointed star, surrounded by four crescent moons divided by four green tasselled bosses, with rolled rim, the reverse lacking a handle and with a suspension loop, 49.5cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 46

A Late 19th Century Asmat, Papua New Guinea Hardwood Spear, the tapering diamond section head carved with shallow barbed chevrons and issuing from a rounded square panel pierced and carved with wrythen scrolls, the tapering cylindrical haft with sennet binding to the lower section, 283cm; a Very Similar Smaller Spear, 226cm (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £400
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Lot 47

A Late 19th Century Indonesian Palmwood Fish Spear, with tapering spurred head and tapering haft, 255.5cm; a Late 19th Century Indonesian Palmwood Spear, possibly Asmat, the tip of the slender diamond section head set with a claw, possibly from a Cassowary bird, the grip carved with concentric bands, 201.5cm; two Similar Hardwood Spears, the tapering hafts with incised grooved decoration, one with butt bound with a coiled metal band 223cm, the other with a spent bullet fastened to the tip, 241cm (4)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 48

A Late 19th Century Indonesian Spear, possibly Aceh, with long diamond section spike issuing from a ring turned brass collar and cylindrical hardwood haft, octagonal at the lower section, 270cm, with old inventory label; three Similar Late 19th Century Indonesian Spears, each with leaf shape head, ring turned brass collar and wood haft, two with metal bands where they have been cut for transportation (4)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 49

A Late 19th Century Indonesian Spear, with large leaf shape head, the tang bound to the misshapen bamboo haft with plaited wicker, 277cm; four Similar Bamboo Spears, one with brass collar, three with tangs inserted into the hafts (5)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 50

A Late 19th Century Indonesian Spear, the slender leaf shape head with raised medial ridge, foliate engraved ring turned brass collar and wood haft carved with overlapping ribbed bands, with plain tapered butt, 218cm; a Similar Spear, with pamor head and brass collar, the top of the wood haft carved with bands of overlapping leaves; two similar Spears, with brass collars and plain wood hafts (4)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 51

A Display of Mainly Indonesian Spears and Arrows, mounted on a purpose built wrought iron stand, some of the hafts cut to fit, centrally set with a large cow horn

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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