• 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 324

    A VENETIAN GLAIVE

    MID 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VENETIAN GLAIVE
    MID 17TH CENTURY
    With large knife-like blade with curved leading edge, the back edge with a small nodular projection towards the double-edged point, a tapering prong towards the base, a pair of small basal lugs, and moulded faceted socket, decorated with punched scrollwork throughout and incorporating a coat of arms on both sides (on later fabric-covered staff)
    85.5 cm. head


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