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European Hunting Sword

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

European Hunting Sword, c. mid-18th century, foliate scroll-decorated steel hilt, the guard featuring a bust inside an oval medallion, stag horn grip, curved blade, overall lg. 24 in.

Provenance: Collection of George Snook, M.D.
Estimate $300-500

Minor pitting on blade.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

George Snook, Blade weapons, Hilt, Military history, Military technology, Security, Single-edged swords, Swords