Lot 1210

An Austrian or Swiss campaign sword with lion head pommel, assembled from old parts, circa 1580

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Hammer price € 5,000

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Description

Sturdy double-edged blade with flat fuller on each face. Crescent moon marks struck twice on either side. The forte decorated on the obverse with a finely engraved and chased portrayal of St. George, the reverse with a coat of arms and trophy bundle. The decoration of the blade probably an addition from the 19th century, recurved quillons with chiselled and chased decorations. The obverse with a curved guard bar, one thumb ring. Spirally fluted grip with iron wrap and Turk's heads of copper wire. Lion head pommel with finely chiselled and chased details. Length 101 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).