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Four Swords

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
477
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Discovery - 2765M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Four Swords, an unmarked blade with bronze guard; a saber marked "SK" to ricasso, with brass guard and leather scabbard; a thin blade engraved with an interlocking "VV" to ricasso, and with brass guard and ivorine grip; and a sword with engraved decoration to blade, brass guard with eagle motif and lion's head quillon, knight's head pommel, and metal scabbard.
Estimate $200-400

Top sword in photo is unmarked, overall lg. 31 3/4, lg. 25 1/4 in. to base of hilt.


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.

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brass guard, head, metal scabbard, bronze guard

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