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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 69

    A BALLOCK DAGGER

    LATE 15TH /EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BALLOCK DAGGER
    LATE 15TH /EARLY 16TH CENTURY
    Probably Low Countries, in excavated condition, evidently a river find, with slender tapering double-edged blade of flattened-diamond section formed with a short single-edged ricasso, original carved wooden nodular hilt, and small iron guard cut with decorative fluting on both sides
    17 3/8in (44.2cm)


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