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Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 2782. A very rare pair of antique and very unusual horse-mans iron leg guards. Probably Ottoman/Turkish 17th/18th century made for a cavalryman. Approx size 14 inches in length. The fronts etched with birds amid foliage, various illustrations of warriors in action, and a large representation of MOHAMMED shown with no face, re-inforced panels around the edges.
The metal with a nice period patina overall. Good untouched original uncleaned condition with an old crack running down the middle of one leg-guard, some old repairs to the buckles. A rare item with this very unusual decoration. Ref 2782. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968....Read full description