An Italian Two-Hand Sword
Lot 175
An Italian Two-Hand Sword
Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,436) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Italian Two-Hand Sword
Early 16th Century
With long broad double-edged blade cut with a shallow fuller along the cutting-edge over half its length on both sides below a pair of short pointed side-lugs, long flat ricasso struck with three star marks on one side, iron hilt comprising side-lugs each widening at the centre, long straight quillons of diamond section each widening at the tips, the latter each cut with a line behind, tall stopper-shaped pommel of octagonal section with button, and original wooden grip (some damage) of octagonal section swelling at the centre and retaining its iron ferrule at the base (pitting overall)
115 cm. blade
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