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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 37

    A dragoon officer's shashka, pattern 1881

    CIRCA 1881

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A dragoon officer's shashka, pattern 1881
    circa 1881
    Curved, the gilt brass stirrup hilt engraved on both sides with the Russian inscription 'For Bravery', the pierced quillon with the sword knot of the Order of St. Anne, the cap piece with an enamelled miniature of the Order of St. Anne, the blade by Solingen
    39½ in. (100 cm.) long


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