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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    A COMPOSITE QUILLON DAGGER

    CIRCA 1640-50

    Price Realised  

    A COMPOSITE QUILLON DAGGER
    CIRCA 1640-50
    With tapering robust blade of diamond-section cut with two pairs of very narrow fullers over much of the length of both sides and flattened for the thumb on the inside, iron hilt chiselled with a basketwork pattern involving stylised expanded flowerheads over the ends of the quillons and at either end of the pommel, and with spirally moulded grip bound with wire and 'Turk's heads'.
    18 1/8in (46cm)


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