Lot 1184

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

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A90aw | Live auction | 116 Lots

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

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