Lot 2263: A French silver-mounted small-sword, circa 1740
October 26, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Slender thrusting blade of triangular section, stained and slightly pitted in places. The hilt made of partially gilt silver, richly decorated in relief. The guard plate with depictions of allegorical figures on both sides, with swordsmen in combat on both quillons and pommel. Unidentified silver hallmarks. The grip with sturdy silver wire winding, fine Turk's heads. Length 95 cm.
Condition Report: II -
Notes: Schwerter, Degen und Rapiere