• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    A SCOTTISH BASKET-HILTED BACKSWORD

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SCOTTISH BASKET-HILTED BACKSWORD
    18TH CENTURY
    With fullered blade stamped 'Andria Farara' on both sides, Glasgow hilt of oval bars, boldly fluted low conical pommel, and wooden grip
    30 7/8in (78.4cm) blade


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