• 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 328

    A GERMAN HALBERD; A NETHERLANDISH PARADE HALBERD; A MILITARY SPEAR; AND TWO SMALL HALBERDS

    THE FIRST MID 16TH CENTURY; THE SECOND MID 17TH CENTURY; THE REMAINDER 16TH AND 17TH CENTURY RESPECTIVELY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN HALBERD; A NETHERLANDISH PARADE HALBERD; A MILITARY SPEAR; AND TWO SMALL HALBERDS
    THE FIRST MID 16TH CENTURY; THE SECOND MID 17TH CENTURY; THE REMAINDER 16TH AND 17TH CENTURY RESPECTIVELY
    The first with robust central spike, pierced axe-blade, rear fluke struck with a mark, and a pair of straps; The second with leaf-shaped spike, and crescentic blade and large fluke each pierced with decorative shapes (all on later wooden hafts)
    The first 54.5 cm. head; the second 41 cm. head (5)


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