A continental small sword
Lot 5033
A continental small sword
Sold for US$ 444 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A continental small sword
mid-18th century
The 27 inch blade of hollow triangular section and engraved with panels of strapwork at the forte. Steel hilt comprising bilobate guard pierced with floral scrollwork, quillon block and ovoid pommel en suite, knucklebow chased with scrollwork. Grip wrapped with steel wire and copper tape, copper wire turk's heads.
Condition: Blade showing areas of light pitting and a few nicks to edge. Hilt with grey patina. Grip rewrapped.
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