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A CIRCA 1600 EUROPEAN SWEPT HILT RAPIER

3: A CIRCA 1600 EUROPEAN SWEPT HILT RAPIER

Pappenheimer style cup with stylized sun face, engraved fuller on the lower quarter of the blade, uniformly dark bullion and wire grip wrap.
Blade measures 42 inches, 51.5 inches overall.
Some wear and even patina, good condition.
Provenance: The family consigning this lot has provided the following information: 'Rapier purchased at Christie Auction in London May 15, 1967. Lot #242 - A fine swept hilt rapier - the blade 42 inches long with single fuller stamped 'De Toma De Aiala.' The lower part of the hilt lined with a halter pierced and embossed panel of masks, foliage and trellis work and with fluted pommel. Circa 1600.'
$1,500 - $2,500
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SOLD - $4,500

Sold Price does not include Buyer's Premium

in our Year’s End Antique Auction

on Friday, December 28th 2018