Lot 4323

A German cavalryman's sword, circa 1600

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

Description

Sturdy double-edged blade of flattened hexagonal section. The upper quarter with flat fullers on both sides struck with protective characters "IHS" and "MARIA", respectively. The sturdy ricasso struck with mark "TH" on both sides. Iron swept hilt, the extended, S-shaped quillons with sturdy octagonal pommels. On the obverse large guard ring, finger guard on each side. Helically grooved grip with sturdy iron wire wrap and one preserved Turk’s head. Round decagonal pommel, slightly loose. Metal surfaces somewhat pitted in places. Length 121.5 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.