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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 83

    A LEFT-HAND DAGGER, ITALIAN OR GERMAN

    LATE 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LEFT-HAND DAGGER, ITALIAN OR GERMAN
    LATE 16TH CENTURY
    In excavated condition, with slender tapering blade of hollow-diamond section inlaid with a copper mark and retaining traces of etched and gilt ornament over the base and the ricasso, iron hilt with vertically recurved quillons, a ring-guard between, faceted pommel, and later wire-bound grip
    16in (40.7cm)


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