Lot 2231: A South German two-handed sword, circa 1580
October 26, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Broad, double-edged blade of flattened diamond section, long, sturdy ricasso with two curved guards. The base of the blade struck with smith mark on one side. Extended quillons with split decorative volutes. On both sides large guard rings with inserted fleur-de-lys. Grip with old, nailed leather cover. Isolated flaws, slightly worm-eaten. Biconical fullered pommel. Length 170 cm.
Condition Report: II
Notes: Schwerter, Degen und Rapiere