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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 55

    A FLEMISH CAVALRY ZISCHÄGGE

    CIRCA 1640-50

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FLEMISH CAVALRY ZISCHÄGGE
    CIRCA 1640-50
    With fluted one-piece skull with spirally fluted drop-shaped finial on a large star-shaped washer, the lower part encircled by three rows of rivets, rivetted pointed peak with staple and stellate screw retaining an adjustable nasal, neck-guard of four upward-lapping lames with cusped subsidiary edges studded with rivets, pierced cheek pieces of three downward-lapping lames, and turned roped edges throughout (the nasal and cheek pieces expertly replaced).
    13in (33cm)


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