Lot 1182

A German, probably Saxon, long left-handed dagger, circa 1600/10

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Description

Narrow thrusting blade of flattened diamond section, the ricasso engraved with a continuous decorative line. The arms of the quillons of flattened diamond section, curving slightly towards the blade and terminating in small finials. The circular thumb ring on one side ridged on the interior surface. The grip wrapped with copper and brass wire, iron grip ferrules with incised ornamentation. The conical pommel with 16 ridges and a distinct, riveted finial. The pommel and quillons with the original, highly polished bluing, remnants of fire gilding in places. Length 55 cm.

Provenance: Hermann Historica, Auction 20, 12 May 1989, lot 874.

Condition: I - II Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1276. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).