A mourning small sword
Lot 5026
A mourning small sword
US$ 600 - 900
£360 - 540
Auction Details
Lot Details
A mourning small sword
18th century
Unmarked 30 1/2 inch colichemarde blade of hollow triangular section. Iron hilt of simple form and retaining much of the black lacquer finish. Hilt wrapped in twisted silver wire with blackened turk's heads.
Condition: Blade with smooth, mottled patina. Turk's heads with some minor losses. Grip wire retains traces of black finish.
See Illustration
Activities
Contacts
  1. Wes Sparling
    Auction Administration - Arms and Armor
    Bonhams
    Work
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
    Work +1 415 503 3408
    FaxFax: +1 415 503 3300
  2. James Ferrell
    Specialist - Arms and Armor
    Bonhams
    Work
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
    Work +1 415 503 3332
    FaxFax: +1 415 861 0183
  3. Paul Carella
    Specialist - Arms and Armor
    Bonhams
    Work
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
    Work +1 415 503 3360
    FaxFax: +1 415 861 0183