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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-MOUNTED HUNTING SWORD; AND ANOTHER, FRENCH

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-MOUNTED HUNTING SWORD; AND ANOTHER, FRENCH
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The first with straight blade etched on both sides (pitted), silver hilt cast in low relief, including fluted short quillons with recurved tips, fluted cap pommel, and original horn grip bound with silver wire, in a silver-mounted scabbard (worn); the second with curved tapering blade, silver-mounted shaped ebony hilt (the guard damaged), and silver-mounted scabbard (associated).
    The first 22in (55.9cm) blade (2)


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