Lot 4324

A two-handed sword with etched blade, Brunswick, circa 1600

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

Hammer price € 8,000

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Description

Blade of flattened hexagonal section slightly widening towards the point. The base of the blade and the sturdy ricasso with guards decorated with etched arabesque pattern on both sides, on the blade depiction of heraldic eagle and lion, surmounted by a bird. Extended hilt in typical Brunswick shape with engraved decoration. On both sides large guard rings with internal, curved guard plates. Stepped grip with black leather cover. Biconical pommel, the upper side with cut and engraved décor. Length 173.5 cm.
High-quality processional sword in beautiful original condition.

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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.