A Spear With Etched And Gilt Head
Lot 138
A Spear With Etched And Gilt Head
£1,000 - 1,400
US$ 1,600 - 2,200

Lot Details
A Spear With Etched And Gilt Head
Circa 1600, Possibly French
With tapering leaf-shaped head of hollow triangular section etched with symmetrical designs of scrolling foliage against a gilt ground for most of its length along each face, a circular gilt mount beneath chiselled with flower-heads between six square mounts set with black glass (mostly missing), turned and partly gilt socket of tapering circular section, and side-straps incised with pairs of horizontal gilt lines, on figured wooden staff of circular section with brazed iron basal mount
32.5 cm. head
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