Indo-Persian bows (Turky and India), 18th century. Horn bowwith lacquered gilt borders and swirling bands to the grip. Long slender bow with a leather-covered inner section and gilded inscription to the lower tip. Bow with wide beam, 2 grooves above and below the grip on the outer section, grip and inner ends decorated with interlacing floral designs. Wooden bow with two grooves to the outer section and painted decoration on both sides comprising vegetal and palmette motifs.