Lot 1218

A Venetian silver-mounted dagger, dated 1767

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A89aw | Live auction | 322 Lots

Hammer price € 4,000

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Description

Narrow thrusting blade of triangular section. Both sides deeply fullered with fine point perforations. The short, square ricasso with engraved décor and a baluster-shaped base. The silver quillons richly decorated in relief, the ring on the obverse with a cover of fine silver filigree and lavishly set with polished gemstones. The grip with the original silver wire winding and Turk's heads. Grooved ball pommel. The scabbard in lavishly engraved silver, the date "1767" engraved below the raised suspension loop. Length 60.5 cm.
For similar weapons, see the Carl Beck Collection in Sursee and Hermann Historica, Auction 83, lot 4291.

Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 322 lots and starts on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1322. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.