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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 55

    A NORTH GERMAN HORSEMAN'S HAMMER

    LATE 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NORTH GERMAN HORSEMAN'S HAMMER
    LATE 16TH CENTURY
    With slender head with rounded hammer face on a baluster neck, tapering rear fluke of stiff-diamond section punched and engraved with a running pattern, domed cap, and retained by a transverse bolt also securing the belt hook, slender rounded haft widening towards the base, punched and engraved over its length en suite with the fluke, and retaining its original wooden grip fitted with domed iron cap and punched engraved disc-guard
    22in (55.9cm)


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