Lot 4315

A South German two-handed sword with tin-plated hilt, circa 1580

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

Hammer price € 6,600

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Description

Broad blade slightly widening towards the lightly curved stabbing point, the long ricasso with sturdy guards on both sides. Smith’s mark struck on one side of the blade and repeated on the ricasso. Extended, ridged quillons with applied decorative spirals. On both sides large guard rings with inserted fleur-de-lys ornaments. The surfaces with struck décor and tin plating to prevent corrosion. Original grip covered with black leather. Tin-plated and fullered biconical pommel struck with fine ornaments. Length 170 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.