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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 57

    A LOW COUNTRIES BALLOCK DAGGER; AN ITALIAN STILETTO; ANOTHER; A GERMAN LEFT-HAND DAGGER; AND A FRENCH LEFT-HAND DAGGER

    THE FIRST LATE 15TH EARLY 16TH CENTURY; THE REMAINING PIECES 18TH, 17TH AND LATE 16TH CENTURY RESPECTIVELY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOW COUNTRIES BALLOCK DAGGER; AN ITALIAN STILETTO; ANOTHER; A GERMAN LEFT-HAND DAGGER; AND A FRENCH LEFT-HAND DAGGER
    THE FIRST LATE 15TH EARLY 16TH CENTURY; THE REMAINING PIECES 18TH, 17TH AND LATE 16TH CENTURY RESPECTIVELY
    The first in excavated condition, with its original guard (wooden hilt replaced); the latter three pieces also in excavated condition
    The first 16 1/8in (41cm) (5)


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    See Konrad Ullmann, 'Dolchmesser, Dolche und Kurzwehren des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts', Waffen-und Kostümkunde, 1961. Heft 3, figs. 46-7, 48 and 49-50.

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