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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 83

    AN UNUSUAL NORTH EUROPEAN CAVALRY BACKSWORD, DANISH OR NORTH GERMAN

    SECOND QUARTER OF THE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL NORTH EUROPEAN CAVALRY BACKSWORD, DANISH OR NORTH GERMAN
    SECOND QUARTER OF THE 18TH CENTURY
    With shortened 17th century German blade stamped by the bladesmith 'Willem Tesche Me Fecit' and 'Willem Tesche Soligen' (sic) within the fullers on both sides, gilt-brass pallasche hilt with outer-guard involving a relief trophy of classical arms within a pOunced domed oval, thumb-ring, 17th century gilt-bronze Moor's head pommel, and original wire-bound grip
    26in (66cm) blade


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