Lot 1557: Medieval Sword with Maker's Mark
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Early 15th century AD. A forge-welded iron sword with lentoid-section two-edged blade; s-curved quillons with convex ends, long flat-section tang with segmented round maker's mark, square pommel with raised disc to each broad face; to one face of the blade, a brass-inlaid sigil of a cross with branched ends within a circle, to the other face a profile human bust with some brass inlay detailing. 1.2 kg, 98cm (38 1/2"). Property of a European gentleman living in the UK; formerly in a private collection formed in the 1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.