Lot 50

A heavy Spanish sword with a gilt hilt, circa 1560

From castles and palaces - selected art and works of art from antiquity to the 20th century | A87p | Live auction | 246 Lots

Starting Price € 10,000

Countdown for bids : 2 days and 22 hours left

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Description

Sturdy, double-edged blade of flattened hexagonal section. The upper third cut with double fullers and fine openwork. A dragon mark struck into the obverse of the blade. The Toledo proof mark and an illegible master's mark (fleur-de-lys below a crown) stamped on both sides of the sturdy ricasso. The iron swept hilt with heavy fire gilding (abraded in places). The grip with delicate gilt brass wire winding and Turk's heads. Length 109 cm.
Condition: II


Condition Report:
The gilding is rubbed, otherwise good condition.

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The auction includes 246 lots and starts on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 4 pm (CET). The pre-sale viewing will take place from September 19 - 24, 2020 from 10 am to 6 pm (CET).