Lot 4037

A lion's head sabre for high officers

International Orders & Military Collectibles | A89m | Live auction | 454 Lots

Hammer price € 3,200

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Description

Slightly 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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General Information

The auction includes 454 lots and starts on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4454. 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.