Lot 1184

An agate-mounted Italian stiletto, 2nd half of the 17th century

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Description

Slender, yet sturdy blade of diamond section, the lower half with a flattened medial ridge and hollows arranged in a staggered pattern, flanked by narrow lines. The quillons, grip and pommel made of agate, the silver ferrules with acanthus ornaments. Minor damage to the central section of the quillons, a tiny flaw on the lower grip ferrule. Length 37 cm.
An exquisite, ornate dagger from a baroque prince's Kunstkammer and cabinet of curiosities.

Condition: 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).