Lot 4012

A Greek yatagan with silver-mounted scabbard, circa 1800

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A83aw | Live auction | 414 Lots

Description

Characteristically curved single-edged blade with narrow fullers on both sides. The base decorated with fine tendrils inlaid in gold, the back of the blade cut and with central ridge. Silver grip ferrule with flower ornaments (replaced?). Riveted grip scales of walrus ivory, one grip scale slightly damaged, engraved silver grip straps. Wooden scabbard covered with red velvet. Partly gilt silver furniture with
finely chased trophy décor, the terminal of the chape in the shape of a monster head. Two movable suspension rings with attached red carrying cord. Length 77 cm.
Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 416 lots and starts on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4416. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.