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Italian Falchion from the Early 1600s A.D.
Résultat : 5500 €
An Italian falchion, storta, partly early 17th century. With later broad straight blade with clipped point, the ricasso cut out for the index finger, struck twice with a mark on the inner face and the mark repeated on the backedge, iron hilt chiselled in low relief and heightened with punched and engraved detail, with a pair of straight quillons, the terminals formed as stylised monstrous birds’ heads chiselled in the round, a robust chiselled oval ring-guard between, innerguard formed as a diagonal bar joined at the front to the head of a small curved arm and looped rearwards to join the root of the rear quillon, later chiselled pommel en suite with the quillon terminals and fitted with a scrolling iron tongue, and later herringbone-moulded wire-bound grip.
L. overall: 77.7 cm - L. blade: 62.7 cm.
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