Lot 4283

A German or Flemish knightly dagger, 1st half of the 15th century

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

Description

Narrow thrusting blade of rectangular section, with a smith's mark inlaid in brass on one side. Short quillons with octagonal, slightly tapered, broadened arms. The grip with original, rubbed leather cover, incomplete in places. Circular disc pommel with remnants of notched décor. Flat, rectangular, double-stepped, riveted button. Length 48.5 cm.
A rare, early dagger with a stiletto blade only, which was designed to penetrate the gaps between plates of armour and pierce chain mail.

Condition: II - III 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