An English Cup-Hilt Rapier
Lot 165
An English Cup-Hilt Rapier
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,284) inc. premium
Lot Details
An English Cup-Hilt Rapier
Early 17th Century
With tapering blade of slightly hollowed triangular section double-edge at the point, long rectangular ricasso, iron hilt comprising guard pierced with petals and with downscrolled quillons above joined to a ring on each side, the last linked by upcurved side-bars to the knuckle-guard, the latter with central moulding and scrolled terminal forming a ring above, and large fluted ovoidal pommel with flat button (grip missing, pitted overall)
103.5 cm. blade

Footnotes

  • For a similar example sold in these Rooms see Fine Antique Arms and Armour ..., 24 November 2010, lot 79
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