An English Brass-Hilted Hunting Hanger
Lot 136
An English Brass-Hilted Hunting Hanger
Sold for £275 (US$ 462) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An English Brass-Hilted Hunting Hanger
Late 17th Century
With curved fullered blade (some pitting) double-edged towards the point and punched with characteristic foliage on both sides of the rectangular forte, cast and chased hilt comprising shell-guard with a falconer on horseback in a landscape, lobed rear quillon with a portrait bust on both sides, knuckle-guard with central figure of a cherub on both sides, pommel-cap with Leda and the Swan on each side and with button finial, and natural buckhorn grip
48.5 cm. blade
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