A French hunting sword in the eastern taste
Lot 3056
A French hunting sword in the eastern taste
US$ 800 - 1,200
£480 - 710
Lot Details
A French hunting sword in the eastern taste
18th century
Broad, slightly curved 24 inch blade with 6 inch false edge, the lower 8 inches engraved with talismanic symbols, one side featuring the bust of a Turk, the other crossed Ottoman lances; spine signed Lepeton.Re.Ds.Carmes.A.Rouen. Steel guard chased with a design of blossoms. Ferrule embossed en suite. Fluted bird's head grip of ebonized wood set with oval steel rivets and pommel cap.
Condition: Metal with dark grey patina showing areas of light pitting. Grip with scattered marks, small chips and hairline crack to one side.
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