• 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 330



    Price Realised  


    With tapering double-edged blade of flattened diamond section, the lower portion formed with a pair of diverging fullers flanking a prominent medial ridge on both sides, iron hilt bifocated at the base and pommel, and fitted with ivory grip scales retained by small copper rivets
    Total lenghth: 33.4 cm. The blade: 22.3 cm.

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the total length of the baselard is 22.4 cm. and the length of the blade is 22.3 cm. and not as stated in the printed catalogue and e-catalogue.