Lot 1203

A French knightly sword, circa 1450

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Hammer price € 12,500

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Description

Slender double-edged blade of diamond section. Struck with three copper lined pi marks on one side at the forte. Straight, ridged crossguard, the terminals bent towards the blade. Leather-covered grip with three cord-backed risers. Disc pommel with slight conical taper toward the stepped square tang button. Length 88 cm.
Cf. similar swords from the group of archaeological finds from the battle of Castillon.

Condition: II - III 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).