Date of the Auction:
March 01, 2019 10:00 am PST

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Lot:8 , Fine Transitional Late 17th C. Silver Inlaid Rapier Small Sword

Description:
Fine Transitional Late 17th C. Silver Inlaid Rapier Small Sword. A lovely and very early example of a small sword rapier dating from the late 1600's in its iron mounts with extensive silver inlaid decorations. Grip appears to be wrapped in a finely braided animal intestine cord with iron bolsters. Mounted with a sturdy double-edged blade of diamond cross-section. Remarkable quality example of rare early pattern.Overall length 35 1/4".
Blade length 29 1/2"

Estimate: $2000-$3000

Prebidding Ends: March 01, 2019 09:00 am PST

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