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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    AN ITALIAN SWEPT-HILT RAPIER

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN SWEPT-HILT RAPIER
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With long blade of flattened-hexagonal section stamped with a series of small marks and letters within the narrow fuller on both sides and pierced within the lower half of the fuller (wear and pitting), shouldered ricasso, iron five-ring hilt of slender bars, long vertically recurved quillons, faceted pommel, and wooden grip.
    47 7/8in (121.5cm) blade


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