Lot 4317

A South German two-handed flamberge, circa 1580

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


Double-edged blade of lenticular cross section with sturdy wavy edges on both sides. The ricasso with original leather cover, embossed with two cross marks on one side. The base of the blade unilaterally struck with crescent moon mark. Iron quillons slightly inclined towards the blade with double guard rings on each side. Original grip with heavily worn textile cover of greenish velvet profusely decorated with studs. Both sides richly trimmed with ornamental iron rivets. Decorative brass rosettes applied on the obverse. Remnants of old fringe decoration. Biconical, fullered iron pommel decorated with grooves. Length 165.5 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.