Lot 2233: A heavy Styrian basket-hilted sword, circa 1590
October 26, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Broad single-edged blade with double-edged point and narrow double fullers on both sides. Ricasso with incised decorative edges, several sawtooth and cross marks on one side. Extended, S-shaped quillons of octagonal cross-section, the finials spirally grooved. Knuckle-bow hilt with large shell guard on the obverse. Thumb ring and bar on the reverse. Grip with lateral fullers and original iron and brass wire wrap, Turks' heads. Slightly tapered pommel with diagonal fullers on the obverse. Metal surfaces pitted. Length 111 cm. Hermann Historica, auction 13, November 1985, lot 222.
Condition Report: II - III
Notes: Schwerter, Degen und Rapiere