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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 81

    A GERMAN BEARING-SWORD

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN BEARING-SWORD
    CIRCA 1750
    With tapering blade cut with three long narrow fullers, struck with small marks on the ricasso, and etched with foliage, scrollwork and a motto over the lower half on both sides, gilt-brass hilt profusely decorated with rococo ornament engraved and punched on a matted ground, and the grip retaining its original wire binding
    34¾in (88.3cm) blade


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