Ottoman Empire calligraphic ornament on mail and plate kolçak aka greaves or shin armor worn by fully armored cavalrymen or sipahi. Museums often confuse kolçak (greaves) for kolluk/bazu band or arm guards.
A PAIR OF TURQUOISE-SET SILVER SPOONS, TURKEY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY - each with a deep, round, tortoiseshell bowl and a straight, flat, silver handle inlaid with alternating turquoise beads and dark pink stones, the tip with a stylised leaf bud and flowerhead, inlaid along the length of the handle with seed pearls and turquoise, with stands
Ottoman / Armenian nielloed silver travelling cutlery set (trousse), late 18th century, knife with single edged blade, fork with two sharp tines, silver handles cast and chased with a medial band of foliage and with a bird's head pommel in the round, the tapering lower half with nielloed decoration, silver scabbard embossed and chased with panels of foliage within nielloed borders, bud-shaped finial chased with foliage, gilt filigree locket, and small ring for suspension 9.7 cm. blade.
Ottoman Yatagan from 1855. It has a steel blade, richly overlaid with gold, and displays a large walrus ivory handle, embellished with gold-gilt filigree. The gold overlay to both sides of the blade is extensive with an engraving saying "Sâhib wa mâlek Suleiman 1855", or "Lord and owner Suleiman 1855". This Yatagan is a souvenir trophy of an English officer from its Ottoman allies, during the Crimean War in 1855. Length: 76 cm, blade: 62 cm.