A sword in the style of 14th Century
Straight, double-edged blade with central fuller featuring the effigy of Passau Wolf and an apple with cross; iron quillon with straight arms with brass edges of lozenge section; large, disc-shaped pommel with a relieved element of red marble at the centre; leather-bound wooden grip. provenance: Germany dimensions: length 108,5 cm. dating: 19th Century
An Eastern European Medieval Sword with Scabbard, first half of the 14th century The hilt all encrusted with silver (niello). The blade inlaid with gilt inscriptions. The upper back side of the blade engraved with a Mameluk inscription (arsenal of Alexandria). Leather bound scabbard with silver mounts. Overall length: 105.3 cm (41.5"); Blade length: 88.4 cm (34.8"); Scabbard length: 89.5 cm (35.2”) Located at Reichsstadtmuseum Rothenburg, Germany.
Katzbalger, German, about 1510 (Quite possibly historismus?) Iron hilt with extended flared pommel with fluted convex upper edge. Geometric lines decorating the grip area. Quillons are roped and s-shaped with a pair of two-part hollow bronze spheres Blade is Northern Italian with two narrow fullers extending to the tip. Blade may be shortened from a longsword. Parts are 19th century restoration. Overall length: 86 cm (33.86") Copyright © The Fischer Auction Company
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