Ottoman yatagan with walrus hilt, the gilded mounts with granulated motif. The well-forged blade inlaid in silver on each side; on the left, WORK OF MAHMUD [OWNER] MEHMET ALI BEK (?) YEAR 1224 (1808/09 c.e.) and on the right, O HERO ALI! In its wooden scabbard with embossed metal cover. Dated 1808-09. Very light wear. Overall length 73.6cm. http://auctionsimperial.com/
A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER COFFEE-POT MARK OF WILLIAM TOWNSEND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1750 Pear-shaped and spreading reeded foot, with fluted and leaf spout, the body decorated overall with panels of Chinese figures in landscapes surrounded by foliage scrolls and flowers, engraved with coat-of-arms, the domed cover with a pineapple finial, with Victorian silver handle, marked near rim, on cover bezel and on handle 11 in. high gross weight 36 oz.