• 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 333

    A GERMAN TWO-HAND PROCESSIONAL SWORD; AND A TWO-HAND PROCESSIONAL SWORD IN EARLY 17TH CENTURY STYLE

    THE FIRST EARLY 17TH CENTURY; THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN TWO-HAND PROCESSIONAL SWORD; AND A TWO-HAND PROCESSIONAL SWORD IN EARLY 17TH CENTURY STYLE
    THE FIRST EARLY 17TH CENTURY; THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY
    The first with long flat blade with traces of a mark cut on one side and with a cabalistic numeric inscription on the other side (the basal lugs removed), iron hilt of robust bars of diamond section punched and engraved with characteristic ornament, including inner and outer ring-guards each filled with a fleur-de-lys, faceted pommel and the grip with associated tooled leather covering; The second of characteristic construction with leather covered ricasso and fluted quillons and pommel
    The first 125.4 cm. blade (2)


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