• 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 335

    A FRENCH COMPOSITE DAGGER; AND ANOTHER

    18TH 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH COMPOSITE DAGGER; AND ANOTHER
    18TH 19TH CENTURY
    The first cut down from a small sword, with etched hollow triangular blade, iron guard, fluted stained bone pommel, and fluted bone grip, in its scabbard, the sides formed from bone panels carved in relief with animals and grotesques; The second with russet blade and loop guard, bronze compressed and carved bone grip
    The first 43.4 cm.; the second 46.5 cm. (2)


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