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Lot 593: 16TH CENTURY STYLE ETCHED PARADE GLAIVE 19TH/20TH CENTURY 260cm and 255cm high
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
16TH CENTURY STYLE ETCHED PARADE GLAIVE
with massive recurved head, shaped cusped rear pean, and terminal spike of square section, etched with scrolling leafy tendrils and a figure in traditional garb, on a stippled ground, spurious date 1524, mounted on a wooden haft with tassel; together with an ETCHED 16TH CENTURY STYLE HALBERD, late 19th/20th century, with openwork head and tapering terminal spike, etched with interlace designs, scrolling foliage and monsters against a stippled ground, on a wooden haft (2)
260cm and 255cm high
Flaking material on haft 98% missing on both hafts loose blades on both all over corrosion on blades
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Formerly at Glentruim and the Macpherson family, by descent