A two-hand flamberge with a partially gilt guard, Passau, circa 1580
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DescriptionThe finely undulating, double-edged blade with the Passau wolf mark inlaid in brass on one side. The powerful ricasso with the original leather cover, two sturdy guards at the side. The blackened, ridged quillons with large, double guard rings and finger rests. The ends of the quillons and parts of the guard rings with remnants of gilding. Stepped grip, the original leather cover with incised ornamentation. The double tapered pommel with eight grooves and incised ornamentation, every second rib with remnants of gilding. A circular, riveted finial. Old collection numbers attached. Length 179 cm.
A superlative two-hand sword in exceptionally good, arsenal-maintained condition.
Condition: II + Questions about the lot?