A lion's head sabre for high officers
International Orders & Military Collectibles | A89m | Live auction | 454 Lots
Hammer price € 3,200Show related lots
DescriptionSlightly curved blade with fullers on both sides. Gilt knuckle-bow hilt, punched and decorated in fine relief, the languets with depiction of a warrior head between volutes, the knuckle bow decorated with a detailed tropaion. Pommel in the shape of a lion head whose mane forms the back of the grip. Ivory grip. Hilt loosened, tang not riveted. Silver-plated brass scabbard with gilt brass fittings decorated with laurels and acanthus leaves in relief. Gold and silver plating slightly rubbed, scabbard with repaired break. Length 94 cm.
Elegant sabre with decoration of finest quality.
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