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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    A SCOTTISH BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD

    THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SCOTTISH BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD
    THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY
    In untouched patinated condition, with tapering double-edged blade cut with a short fuller, basket-guard of faceted bars carrying a pair of solid panels indented left and right, symmetrical side-guards, and original grip.
    31 3/8in (79.7cm)


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    Cf. Cyril Mazansky, British Basket-hilted Swords, 2005, p.82, D10c.

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