• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    A RARE GERMAN GOTHIC MACE

    CIRCA 1500

    Price Realised  

    A RARE GERMAN GOTHIC MACE
    CIRCA 1500
    Made entirely of steel, the head incorporating seven narrow flanges drawn-up to triangular points, each pierced with a trefoil, and each brazed onto a tubular core retained by a moulded tall cap, tubular haft widening gradually towards the base, and the grip with moulded collar and moulded cap terminal
    20¾in (52.8cm)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.