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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    A HUNTING-SWORD WITH FALCHION BLADE; AND A FRENCH HUNTING SWORD

    THE FIRST EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    THE SECOND LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HUNTING-SWORD WITH FALCHION BLADE; AND A FRENCH HUNTING SWORD
    THE FIRST EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    THE SECOND LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The first with heavy broad blade of characteristic shape, iron recurved quillons, and iron-mounted grip of natural staghorn; the second with curved blade, and brass-mounted ivory hilt including short quillons formed as dogs' heads (filled damage)
    19 5/8in (49.9cm) and 16¾in (42.6cm) blades (2)


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