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Two Knight's-head Pommel Swords

Auction:
2763T
Lot:
1005
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2763T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 28, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Two Knight's-head Pommel Swords, c. mid-19th century, brass hilts with knight's head pommels, bone grips, and steel blades engraved with foliate designs, blade lg. 31, overall lg. 37 1/2 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum.
Estimate $200-400

Both in good condition with some varnish from museum storage, some patina on the blade, and no scabbards.


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

head, Pommel Swords, steel blades, Fort Ticonderoga Museum