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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    A BALLOCK DAGGER, LOW COUNTRIES; AND A COMPOSITE STILETTO

    THE FIRST 16TH CENTURY
    THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BALLOCK DAGGER, LOW COUNTRIES; AND A COMPOSITE STILETTO
    THE FIRST 16th CENTURY
    THE SECOND 19th CENTURY
    The first in excavated condition, with single-edged blade tapering to a narrow point, carved wooden hilt, small iron guard, and the tang button on an iron stellate washer; the second with very narrow triangular blade, and iron-mounted hilt of natural staghorn (the blade pitted, disc-guard chipped)
    13 1/8in (33.3cm) and 13¾in (34.9cm) (2)


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