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Lot 2216: A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520

Antiquities Arms and Armour, Hunting Antiques & Works of Art

by Hermann Historica GmbH

26 October 2016

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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  • A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520
  • A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520
  • A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520
  • A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520
  • A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520
  • A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520
  • A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520
  • A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520
  • A Swiss/South German late Gothic two-handed battle sword, circa 1500 - 1520
   
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Description: Double-edged, long blade, approximately one half with flat fullers on both sides, one side decorated with brass inlays, the other side with (rubbed) Passau wolf mark. Chiselled, blackened iron hilt, the quillons with widened conical finials. On each side two oval guard rings, each pair with a further guard ring on the outside, decorated with chiselled stylised monster head at the junction. Original, leather-covered wooden grip with tapered iron pommel. Grip and leather cover with minor flaws. Extremely early and excellently preserved two-handed sword original in all parts. Length 166 cm.

Condition Report: II

Notes: Schwerter, Degen und Rapiere

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