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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 91

    A UNITED STATES OFFICER'S EAGLE POMMEL SABRE

    CIRCA 1820-40

    Price Realised  

    A UNITED STATES OFFICER'S EAGLE POMMEL SABRE
    CIRCA 1820-40
    With curved hollow-ground blade sharpened for use and etched and gilt with trophies and small motifs on a blued panel below the hilt on both sides, brass hilt cast in relief, including panels of classical trophies-of-war and anthemion langets, retaining its original grip, and in its original brass scabbard, the outer face engraved and cast with further trophies in relief on three raised panels (the blade with scattered light surface rust, the grip binding loose)
    32¼in (82cm) blade


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