Lot 4012

A Greek yatagan with silver-mounted scabbard, circa 1800

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A83aw | Live auction | 186 Lots

Description

Characteristically curved single-edged blade with narrow fullers on both sides. The base decorated with fine tendrils inlaid in gold, the back of the blade cut and with central ridge. Silver grip ferrule with flower ornaments (replaced?). Riveted grip scales of walrus ivory, one grip scale slightly damaged, engraved silver grip straps. Wooden scabbard covered with red velvet. Partly gilt silver furniture with
finely chased trophy décor, the terminal of the chape in the shape of a monster head. Two movable suspension rings with attached red carrying cord. Length 77 cm.


Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

General Information

The post-auction sales to our "Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world" auction from Nov. 3nd, 2020 has already started, and will run all the way through Dec. 20, 2020. Until then you can purchase all unsold lots at the starting price plus the buyers