Lot 4275

A German horseman’s axe, presumably Saxon, circa 1580

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


Small blade with S-shaped edge finely engraved on both sides. Small, angular socket with round top finial, on the opposite side a sturdy quadrangular beak with richly chiselled base. Long belt clasp inserted on the left. Slender haft of quadrangular section with engraved décor. Long, hollow-forged grip with black leather cover above cord wrap. Domed, swivelling guard disc, underneath it an elongated compartment, presumably for a missing cutlery set. Length 57 cm.

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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.