19 juin 2011

Fine Arms, Armour and Militaria to Be Offered in London at Thomas Del Mar Ltd

A very rare Ottoman Tombak shield (kalkan), Turkey, late 16th-early 17th century. Estimate £40,000-60,000. LONDON.- A very rare gilt copper Ottoman Tombak shield from the late 16th century is among the highlights of an auction of Antique Arms, Armour and Militaria in London on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. The sale will be held at midday by Thomas Del Mar Ltd (in association with Sotheby’s) at their saleroom at 25 Blythe Road, W14. The circular Turkish ribbed shield is decorated with stylised tulip flowers and is estimated to fetch... [Lire la suite]