• 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 340

    A HORSEMAN'S FLAIL; A HORSEMAN'S WAR HAMMER; AND A COMBINED HAND-AXE AND FOLDING KNIFE

    THE FIRST TWO 16TH CENTURY; THE LAST 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A HORSEMAN'S FLAIL; A HORSEMAN'S WAR HAMMER; AND A COMBINED HAND-AXE AND FOLDING KNIFE
    THE FIRST TWO 16TH CENTURY; THE LAST 19TH CENTURY
    The first with small bronze head cast with rows of pyramidal spikes, on a short iron chain and with original wooden haft pierced for a thong; the second with iron head formed with a slender conical hammer, and long slender tapering beak (on later haft); the last with small heavy iron head, iron haft fitted with horn scales over both sides, and folding blade moving on a spring
    The first 58 cm. (3)


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