An East European Dress Sabre

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Lot 98*
An East European Dress Sabre
Late 19th Century

Sold for £ 1,500 (US$ 1,925) inc. premium
An East European Dress Sabre
Late 19th Century
With curved fullered blade (some rust patination), white-metal mounted hilt comprising quillons with rounded langets and decorated with designs of gilt foliage on dark blue enamel grounds, the outer side set with a cut emerald on a cast and pierced polychrome enamelled foliate mount, silver quillon terminals each cast and chased as a boar's head in the round, and curved flattened ovoidal grip becoming circular in section at the pommel and decorated en suite with the quillons (one mount missing), in its wooden scabbard re-covered in burgundy velvet with original mounts en suite with the hilt, the locket and suspension mount each with a ring for suspension (enamel with areas of minor damage and repairs)
83 cm. blade
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