Lot 1219

A large Ligurian knife with chiselled decor, circa 1800

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

Hammer price € 2,800

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Description

Sturdy, single-edged blade with a double-edged point. Deeply chiselled décor on both sides. Animals and mythical creatures amidst tendrils below the spine of the blade, groups of hunters on both sides at the root. The motto "Noit mi tirare senza razone..." inscribed on the spine. The nickel-silver handle with relief decoration, a border of standing figures. With a plain, brown leather scabbard. Length 46 cm.

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.