Three Swords In 16th/17th Century Style
Lot 113
Three Swords In 16th/17th Century Style
19th Century
£500 - 700
US$ 790 - 1,100
withdrawn

Lot Details
Three Swords In 16th/17th Century Style
19th Century
The first with broad tapering double-edged blade fullered over half its length on both sides, one side at the forte etched with an inscription between an orb and cross mark and a dragon, a further orb and cross mark beyond, and on the other with similar etched decoration including a running wolf-like mark, iron hilt with guard composed of bars of circular section and comprising downbent quillons swelling towards the button terminals, side-ring with central moulding, and inner-guard bent-down to join a downcurved arm, globular pommel, and leather-covered grip; the second with tapering double-edged blade with a mark on one side of the ricasso, iron hilt of slender bars comprising recurved quillons each with button terminal, downcurved arms, the tips linked to a side-ring, shield-shaped pommel, and grip bound with twisted iron wire; the last with broad curved fullered blade, iron hilt of flattened bars set with brass studs and comprising downcurved lobed rear quillon below a pair of straight quillons en suite, knuckle-guard and side-ring each with central feature, compressed fluted pommel, and tapering leather-covered grip (some pitting overall) (3)
85.1 cm., 92.7 cm. and 69.5 cm. blades

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