• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    AN ENGLISH CUT-STEEL DRESS SWORD

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH CUT-STEEL DRESS SWORD
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    With burnished hollow-triangular blade, burnished steel hilt cut in imitation of brilliants, with pierced oval guard studded with faceted beads on the inner face, the remaining elements en suite, original double-strand beaded knuckle-chain hung with beaded pendants, and in its original scabbard with burnished faceted steel mounts
    31½in (80cm) blade


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