A COMPOSITE ITALIAN CUP-HILT RAPIER
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A COMPOSITE ITALIAN CUP-HILT RAPIER

17TH CENTURY AND LATER

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A COMPOSITE ITALIAN CUP-HILT RAPIER
17TH CENTURY AND LATER
With slender double-edged blade of flattened hexagonal section signed 'DE TOMAS AIALA' with the central fuller on each side at the forte, iron cup-guard pierced with scrolling foliage and with turned rim, later iron guardapolvo, scrolled vertically recurved quillons, and knuckle-guard, later wire-bound grip with Turk's heads, and associated openwork spherical pommel decorated with flower-heads and shells
41¾in. (106cm.) blade
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