A small-sword with chiselled hilt, Amsterdam, circa 1710/20
Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A90aw | Live auction | 116 Lots
DescriptionThe narrow, double-edged thrusting blade of flattened hexagonal section. Decorative fullers at the root with remnants of gilding and a lens-cut flower amidst finely etched scrolling bands. Signed "Anthony van de Puttelaar Mr. Swaardveger tot Amsterdam" on both sides at the root of the blade. Finely chiselled and openworked, iron knuckle-bow hilt with an oval guard plate on both sides. Depiction of mythological figures amidst decorative tendrils. The grip with the original iron wire winding and Turk's heads. Length 92 cm.
Magnificent weapon of the highest order, in almost mint condition.
Condition: I - II Questions about the lot?