Lot 1202

A knightly sword, Passau, 1st half of the 15th century

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Hammer price € 6,200

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Description

Slender double-edged thrusting blade of flattened diamond section. The upper third with incomplete date "144?" inlaid in brass on one side, behind it inlaid bishop’s staff of the episcopal swordsmith workshop in Passau. On the reverse a cross inlaid in brass. Extensive quillons slightly curved towards the blade with square profile. Slender, slightly tapered tang with biconical octagonal pommel. Length 119.5 cm.

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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).