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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    AN ITALIAN STILETTO; AND TWO SARDINIAN MINIATURE DAGGERS

    THE FIRST MID-17TH CENTURY
    THE REMAINING TWO 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN STILETTO; AND TWO SARDINIAN MINIATURE DAGGERS
    THE FIRST MID-17TH CENTURY
    THE REMAINING TWO 19TH CENTURY
    The first with very slender triangular blade on a moulded neck, small spirally fluted swelling quillons, matching pommel, and later grip bound with wire and 'Turk's heads'; the remaining two each with brass baluster hilts incorporating faceted sections of bone, one with pierced blade, and each in its scabbard
    The first 13¼in (33.6cm)
    The second average 5¾in (14.6cm) (3)


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