A gold encrusted small sword for a boy
Lot 5035
A gold encrusted small sword for a boy
Sold for US$ 491 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A gold encrusted small sword for a boy
18th century
Unmarked 25 inch blade of hollow triangular section. Hilt decorated overall with a design of scrollwork and neo-classical masks in gold. Grip wrapped in plaited silver wire, silver wire turk's heads.
Condition: Blade showing scattered light spotting. Hilt with dark patina showing losses to gold decoration and considerable pitting.
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