• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 343

    A COMPOSITE DAGGER; A COMPOSITE IVORY HILTED DAGGER; AND A HUNTING KNIFE

    THE FIRST PARTLY MID 17TH CENTURY; THE SECOND PARTLY 18TH CENTURY; AND THE LAST LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COMPOSITE DAGGER; A COMPOSITE IVORY HILTED DAGGER; AND A HUNTING KNIFE
    THE FIRST PARTLY MID 17TH CENTURY; THE SECOND PARTLY 18TH CENTURY; AND THE LAST LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The first cut down from a small-sword, with slotted blade, the quillon block pierced and chiselled with a pair of figures within a frame of fruit and scrollwork, with a pair of quillons with bulbous chiselled openwork terminals, pierced pommel from a differing sort, and wire bound grip; The second with small cut-down small-sword blade of hollow triangular section, and carved ivory hilt including gadrooned pommel, in a scabbard; And the last with plain blade, gilt-brass hilt cast with hunting trophies and motifs, and in its original scabbard, the mounts en suite
    The first 44.2 cm.; the second 49.2 cm.; and the last 32.5 cm. (3)


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