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A SPANISH LEFT-HAND DAGGER IN THE STYLE OF THE SECOND HALF OF THE 17TH CENTURY
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A SPANISH LEFT-HAND DAGGER IN THE STYLE OF THE SECOND HALF OF THE 17TH CENTURY

19TH CENTURY

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A SPANISH LEFT-HAND DAGGER IN THE STYLE OF THE SECOND HALF OF THE 17TH CENTURY
19th Century
With very slender tapering flattened-hexagonal section blade changing to a flat ricasso, the latter with notched patterns cut at the sides and formed with a pair of prongs of sword-breaking type, iron hilt comprising long straight writhen quillons with button terminals, triangular guard pierced and engraved with a design of scrolling flowers inhabited by an exotic bird, moulded grip bound with patterned copper wire and three 'Turk's heads', and the hilt retaining traces of gilding.
21" (53.3cm)
Provenance
Hal Furmage, London
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