Lot 2215: A South German late Gothic hand-and-a-half thrusting sword, circa 1490
October 26, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Double-edged thrusting blade with distinct ridges on both sides. Near the point on one side small flaw at the edge. The base of the blade struck with smith mark on one side. S-shaped quillons decorated with grooves, the tapered, octagonal finials attached with copper solder in old times. Grip with original leather cover, minor flaws in places. Heavy pommel with fan-shaped ridges and grooved decoration. Spirally grooved riveted finial with blossom-shaped brass washer. Metal surfaces heavily cleaned, partly pitted. Length 131 cm.
Condition Report: II - III
Notes: Schwerter, Degen und Rapiere