Lot 1279

An important German deluxe hunting hanger with handle and guard made of finely carved rhinoceros horn, circa 1680

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Description

Straight, single-edged blade with a double-edged point and several fullers on both sides. Remnants of decorative etching with depictions of riders and the barely legible motto "Vivat..." on both sides at the root of the blade. The rhinoceros horn quillons carved in one piece, the guard plate in the shape of a recumbent lion. The slightly curved arms of the quillons flaring out into grotesque masks. The grip in the shape of a crouching lion, one paw raised. Small copper riveted disc. The hilt with minor knocks here and there, a larger chip on the reverse where the quillons joins the grip. Length 75 cm.

Attention: This lot can only be shipped within the European Union.

Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1286. The pre-sale view will take place from 9 - 14 May 2022 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).