• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    A GERMAN IRON-HILTED SMALL-SWORD

    CIRCA 1685-1700

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN IRON-HILTED SMALL-SWORD
    CIRCA 1685-1700
    With slender two-stage blade stamped 'Kelmont' and 'En Toledo' on respective sides between a series of circles and slots pierced within the fullers at the forte, finely moulded plain iron hilt, and original grip of spirally moulded wire with 'Turk's heads'
    33 5/8in (85.4cm) blade


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