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26 October 2016, 10:00 CET
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Lot 2221: A South German/Swiss Astknaufschwert (sword with pommel in the shape of twisted and bundled twigs), 1520 – 1540(319 views)
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Estimate: €12,000 - €14,400
Description: Double-edged blade, on both sides triple fullers extending to the point, each with struck Pi mark. On the obverse ricasso engraved Malchus with hand, the reverse decorated with cruciform pattern. Blackened, elaborately chiselled swept hilt with thumb ring and S-shaped quillons ending in widened, blossom-shaped finials. Original leather-covered grip with characteristic iron pommel cut in seven segments. Beautiful sword original in all parts, the blade with brown-black patina. Length 109.5 cm.
Condition Report: II
Notes: Schwerter, Degen und Rapiere
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