Christie's generally offers property consigned by others for sale at public auction. From time to time, lots are offered which Christie's International Plc or one of its subsidiary companies owns in whole or in part. Each such lot is offered subject to a reserve. This is such a lot.
This lot is offered without reserve and will be sold to the highest bidder.
Christie's charge a premium to the buyer on the final bid price of each lot sold at the following rates: 23.8% of the final bid price of each lot sold up to and including €150,000 and 14.28% of any amount in excess of €150,000. Buyers' premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
Please note: the measurements are 53 cm. long overall, the blade 40,5
cm. long and the scabbard 41 cm. long, and not as stated in the printed catalogue.