Lot 1284

A southern German hunting sword (boar sword), circa 1530

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


Broad double-edged blade of flattened diamond section. The base of the long, slightly curved ricasso with rectangular opening for the missing cross bar. S-shaped quillons with fullered finials. On the side finger guard with finely fullered lower guard bar, on the opposite side a finger bar. Grip with original leather cover above wire wrap. Pommel with fine helical grooves and original rivets. Length 131 cm.
Beautiful original hunting weapon of which mostly only copies are available. An object with identical swept hilt can be found in the collection of the Museum of Art History in Vienna. Cf. Heribert Seitz, Blankwaffen I, ill. 205.

Provenance: Alte deutsche Privatsammlung.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

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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.