• 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 331

    A SPANISH CUP-HILT RAPIER; AND A SWEPT-HILT RAPIER IN LATE 16TH CENTURY STYLE

    THE FIRST SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY; THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH CUP-HILT RAPIER; AND A SWEPT-HILT RAPIER IN LATE 16TH CENTURY STYLE
    THE FIRST SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY; THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY
    The first with slender blade struck with a brief inscription within the short fuller on both sides, plain cup guard carried by a pair of slender arms, long slender quillons with trumpet terminals, matching knuckle-guard, compressed pommel and original wire bound grip; And the second with large hilt of rounded bars
    The first 103 cm. and the second 105.5 cm. blades (2)


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