Arms, Armour & Militaria Sale on
Wednesday 28th June 2017
On view:
Sunday 25th June - 12 noon to 4pm
Monday 26th June - 10am to 7pm
Tuesday 27th June - 10am - 5pm
Lots: 201-250 of 700
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Lot 201
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, PARIS CHARGE MARK, 1756-62
with colichemarde blade etched with scrolls at the forte, silver hilt cast and chased with scrolls against a finely punched ground, including double shell-guard decorated with trophies-of-arms, a pair of arms, quillon-block and pommel en suite with the shell, and the grip bound with plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's Heads' (loose)
77.5 cm; 30 1/2 in blade


Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 202
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, CIRCA 1760
with hollow-triangular blade etched with scrolls at the forte, silver hilt pierced, cast and chased in low relief (rubbed), including double shell-guard decorated with a boar set upon by a pair of hounds, the arms, quillon, knuckle-guard and pommel all decorated en suite, and the grip bound with plaited wire between 'Turk's Heads'
77.2 cm; 30 5/8 in blade

Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 203
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, PARIS CHARGE MARK, 1756-62
with hollow-triangular blade etched with scrolls, inscribed 'Le Doux Marchand fourbisseur à la tête noire à Rochefort en aunis', 'de la manufacture de la marque a L'extra fin. A Sohlingen and 'extra fin' within a garland at the forte, silver hilt cast and chased in low relief, comprising double shell-guard filled with differing scenes of martial trophies and scrolls within a moulded frame, quillon, a pair of arms, marked, and knuckle-guard all decorated en rocaille, and globular pommel en suite with the shell
76.8 cm; 30 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 204
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, CIRCA 1760
with associated hollow-triangular blade etched and with traces of gilt decoration including scrolls and the crowned French Royal Arms within an oval panel at the forte, silver hilt cast, pierced and chased in low relief, including double shell-guard decorated with trophies-of-arms on a ground of scrollwork within a writhen frame, quillon-block, and pommel en suite and the knuckle-guard interrupted by a central shell moulding and the grip with bound with plaited wire between 'Turk's Heads' (loose)
80.7 cm; 31 3/4 in blade


Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 205
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, PARIS 1809
with hollow-triangular blade etched and gilt with foliage, trophies and with the initials 'I.G.B.' at the forte, silver hilt including double shell-guard, quillon-block, quillon, knuckle-guard, small ovoid pommel and grip all cast and chased with faceted beads in imitation of brilliants (one bead missing, marks rubbed), in leather-covered scabbard with chased silver mounts including locket with a ring for suspension
78.7 cm; 31 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 206
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD WITH CUT STEEL HILT, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with polished hollow-triangular blade, finely pierced and chiselled steel hilt set with numerous beads in imitation of brilliants, including oval shell-guard decorated with expanded flowerheads, a pair of matching quillons, knuckle-guard (now detached), pommel and openwork integral grip all en suite, in its leather-covered wooden scabbard with iron mounts (chape detached) and complete with a contemporary chain and openwork belt hook
78.8 cm; 31 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 207
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD, CIRCA 1740
with hollow-triangular blade etched with scrolls, inscribed 'Le Bernde ne Conte' and 'sa fourtune ne tournente' in ovals at the forte, iron hilt including double shell-guard finely pierced with scrolling foliage, quillon, knuckle guard and pommel pierced en suite, and the grip bound with plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's heads' (loose), in its leather scabbard with iron locket, chape and middle band decorated en suite and with contemporary chain and belt hook, the latter decorated with a central medallion filled with flowerheads
80.5 cm; 31 3/4 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 208
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD WITH CHISELLED IRON HILT, CIRCA 1760
with hollow-triangular blade etched with scrolls enclosing a portrait bust profile on each face at the forte, iron hilt pierced and chiselled with broad scrollwork including double shell-guard, quillon-block and pommel, and the grip with a later binding of plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's Heads', in contemporary fishskin-covered wooden scabbard (small losses) with decorated iron locket and chape, complete with a chain and belt hook, the latter decorated with an urn enclosed by flowers
84.5 cm; 33 1/4 in blade


Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 209
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, CIRCA 1720
with colichemarde blade, etched with scrolls and a warrior rondel carried on a trophy-of-arms on each face, silver hilt, comprising double shell-guard with moulded brim, a pair of arms (marked, rubbed), forward-canted quillon, knuckle-guard, pommel, and the grip with a later wire binding between 'Turk's Heads'
83.3 cm; 32 7/8 in blade

Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 210
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, CIRCA 1770
with associated colichemarde blade, etched with scrolls and a warrior figure, inscribed 'Amour vers La Patrie' at the forte, silver hilt cast and chased in low relief, comprising boatshell guard, a pair of straight quillons, knuckle-guard, pommel and solid grip decorated all decorated with moulded designs of fluting
81.7 cm; 32 1/8 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 211
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, CIRCA 1770
with associated blade of flattened-triangular section, formed with a series of full-length fullers, etched with scrollwork and a mask on the inner face, the outer formed with a notched central ridge over its length, silver hilt including boatshell guard with moulded brim, a pair of slender arms (marks rubbed), moulded knuckle-guard and gadrooned ovoid pommel and the grip bound with plaited wire and ribband between moulded collars
81.2 cm; 32 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 212
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, PARIS 1809
with hollow-triangular blade etched with trophies and scrolls, silver hilt including double shell-guard decorated with geometric designs on the outer face, quillon, knuckle-guard, ovoid pommel and integral grip all cast and chased with beadwork in imitation of brilliants
83.3 cm; 32 7/8 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 213
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with hollow-triangular blade etched and gilt with scrolls and trophies on a blued panel, silver hilt cast and chased with beadwork in imitation of brilliants, comprising oval shell-guard with wavy border, a pair of small arms, forward-canted quillon, knuckle-guard, urn-shaped pommel and integral grip
81.4 cm; 32 1/8 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 214
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, PARIS, ASSOCIATION OF GOLD AND SILVERSMITH'S MARK, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with hollow-triangular blade etched and gilt with scrolls, trophies and foliage on a blued panel at the forte, silver hilt cast and chased with faceted beadwork in imitation of brilliants, including double shell-guard, a pair of very slender arms, one marked and with the maker's mark, in a diamond the letters 'P' and 'M' arranged vertically and divided by a crescent, knuckle-guard, ovoid pommel and integral grip all en suite
84.7 cm; 33 3/8 in blade

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 215
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, MID-18TH CENTURY
with tapering blade of flattened-hexagonal section, etched with a trophy-of-arms within an oval surrounded by scrollwork on each face at the forte, silver hilt cast and chased with a fluted writhen design, comprising short quillon, outer ring-guard, knuckle-guard, ovoid pommel and integral grip
60.4 cm; 23 3/4 in blade

Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 216
A SMALL-SWORD WITH SILVER COLOURED HILT, PROBABLY FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY
with earlier hollow-triangular blade etched with scrolls (pitted), silver-coloured metal hilt, including double shell-guard, straight quillon, knuckle-guard and pommel with gadrooned base and the grip cast in imitation of wire binding and ribband
83.8 cm; 33 in blade
Estimate:  £450 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 217
A NORTH EUROPEAN SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD WITH FLEMISH BLADE, CIRCA 1760
with hollow-triangular blade inscribed 'Petrus Durep a Bruxelles' on each side of the forte within a linear frame enriched with scrollwork (shortened), silver hilt cast and chased in low relief, comprising double shell-guard decorated with a gadrooned design within a moulded frame, quillon with small globular terminal, quillon-block, knuckle-guard and pommel all decorated with a scrollwork design (rubbed) and the grip bound with plaited wire between silver collars
68.2 cm; 26 7/8 in blade


Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 218
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD WITH CHISELLED IRON HILT, CIRCA 1770
with tapering blade of flattened-hexagonal section etched and gilt with scrollwork on each side of the forte, iron hilt including double shell-guard pierced with trellis sown with minute flowerheads carrying a central flowerhead oval on each face, quillon-block, knuckle-guard and pommel all decorated en suite, with some early gilt finish, and the grip bound with plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's Heads'
79 cm; 31 1/8 in blade


Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 219
A FRENCH BRASS-HILTED SMALL-SWORD, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with colichemarde blade etched and gilt with scrolls at the forte and with traces of blued finish, brass hilt cast in low relief, including double shell-guard decorated with ovals filled with trophies-of-arms and surrounded by garlands, and the other elements decorated en suite
83.8 cm; 33 in blade

Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 220
A RARE FRENCH SMALL-SWORD WITH EXPANDING HILT, CIRCA 1770
with tapering blade of flattened-hexagonal section, impressed with a series of decorative marks at the forte and with traces of the inscription 'Vive Le Roy' on one face, iron hilt comprising double shell-guard finely pierced and chiselled with scrolling foliage and flowers, quillon, knuckle-guard incorporating a fixed bar and two further bars folding out, each retained by a sprung clip released by a lever on the outer guard, pierced globular pommel en suite with the shell, and the grip bound with plaited wire between iron collars
89.4 cm; 35 1/4 in blade



Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 221
A SMALL-SWORD WITH IRON HILT, CIRCA 1690
with earlier blade stamped 'Deus' within a short slender fuller on each face, iron hilt comprising asymmetrical double shell-guard with moulded brim interrupted on each face by a pair of addorsed putti, short quillon and knuckle-guard each issuant from a mask, the latter interrupted by a central moulding involving foliage and a demi-figure crowned with fruit, near spherical pommel and later grip bound with plaited wire between iron collars
79.5 cm; 31 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 222
A GERMAN SMALL-SWORD WITH PORCELAIN GRIP, MID-18TH CENTURY
with associated blade formed in two stages and etched with scrolls at the forte, gilt-brass hilt decorated with scrolls and writhen designs, including short quillon, outer ring-guard, knuckle-guard, pommel and porcelain grip painted with battle scenes on each face (small loses, repaired at the base)
83.2 cm; 32 3/4 in blade

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 223
A CONTINENTAL SMALL-SWORD WITH GILT-BRASS HILT, CIRCA 1770
with associated blade of flattened-hexagonal section over the lower portion and with traces of etched decoration, gilt-brass hilt cast in low relief with rococo shell ornament, anthemion and scrolls, including boatshell guard, a pair of quillons with reversed globular terminals, knuckle-guard, pommel and integral grip
85.5 cm; 33 3/4 in blade
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 224
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY, CIRCA 1760
with slender blade, silver hilt cast and chased in low relief, including double shell-guard decorated with a diaper pattern within a scrollwork border, forward-curved quillon, later knuckle-guard, ovoid pommel and integral grip decorated en suite
60.7 cm; 24 in blade
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 225
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD WITH CHISELLED AND GILT IRON HILT, CIRCA 1760
with tapering blade of flattened-hexagonal section, etched and gilt with scrolls, allegorical figures and classical figures over almost its entire length, finely chiselled iron hilt, comprising double shell-guard decorated with differing trophies-of-arms surrounded by vine foliage, a pair of arms, globular quillon and knuckle-guard each decorated with foliage, quillon-block and pommel en suite with the shell, and all against a punched gilt ground (areas of wear), and the grip bound with plaited wire between 'Turk's heads'
74.8 cm; 29 1/2 in blade

Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 226
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD WITH CHISELLED AND GILT IRON HILT, CIRCA 1750
with hollow-triangular blade, iron hilt chiselled in low relief against a punched and gilt ground (gilding refreshed), including double shell-guard decorated with trophy-of-arms ovals on a fluted hatched ground within a foliate frame, the quillon-block, knuckle-guard and pommel decorated en suite, and the grip bound with plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's Heads' (loose)
81.2 cm; 32 in blade
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 227
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD WITH CHISELLED AND GILT IRON HILT, CIRCA 1780
with associated hollow-triangular blade etched with trophies and flowers, iron hilt pierced and chiselled in low relief against a gilt ground (pitted), including double shell-guard decorated with trophy-of-arms medallions carried on a ground of trellis flowerheads, openwork quillon, quillon-block, knuckle-guard and pommel all decorated en suite with the guard, and the grip with a later binding of plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's Heads'
89.5 cm; 35 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 228
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD WITH CHISELLED AND GILT IRON HILT, CIRCA 1740
with associated hollow-triangular blade, iron hilt chiselled in low relief against a punched and gilt ground (small losses), including double shell-guard decorated with rococo flowers, shells and scrolls, a pair of large arms, quillon, knuckle-guard and pommel all decorated en suite, and the grip bound with plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's Heads'
87.0 cm; 34 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 229
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD WITH CHISELLED AND GILT HILT, CIRCA 1770
with associated hollow-triangular blade etched and gilt with scrolls and trophies at the forte, iron hilt chiselled with trophies-of-arms and trophies-of-music on each side of the shell-guard, the quillon-block, knuckle-guard and pommel all decorated with further trophies en suite, all on a punched and gilt ground (areas of wear), and the grip with a later binding of plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's Heads'
73.6 cm; 29 in blade



Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 230
A SMALL-SWORD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
with slender hollow-triangular blade, iron hilt including oval shell-guard, small slender arms urn-shaped pommel and integral grip
81.4 cm; 32 1/8 in blade

Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 231
A CONTINENTAL SMALL-SWORD WITH CHISELLED IRON HILT, CIRCA 1740
with two-stage blade etched with scrolls and foliage over the lower portion on each face, iron hilt pierced and chiselled with openwork designs of scrollwork carrying flowers, fruit and foliage, including double shell-guard, quillon, knuckle-guard, pommel and integral grip
73.7 cm; 29 in blade

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 232
A SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY, CIRCA 1760
with two-stage blade etched over the greater part of its surface with scrolls, foliage, stylised allegorical figures and busts and some early gilding, brass hilt decorated with writhen designs (knuckle-guard and one arm replaced) and integral grip formed en suite
56.7 cm; 22 3/8 in blade
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 233
A SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY, CIRCA 1760
with hollow-triangular blade, iron hilt pierced and chiselled with a trellis design on the shell, quillon-block, knuckle-guard and pommel, the grip bound with plaited wire between 'Turk's Heads', in its iron-mounted painted wooden scabbard
63.0 cm; 24 3/4 in blade



Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 234
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY, CIRCA 1750
with hollow-triangular blade signed on each face at the forte, brass hilt cast with rococo scrolls and foliage in low relief and retaining traces of silver finish, and integral writhen grip
49.0 cm; 19 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 235
A SMALL-SWORD WITH GILT-BRASS HILT, CIRCA 1760
with tapering blade of flattened-hexagonal section retaining some etched decoration, gilt-brass hilt cast in low relief with rococo ornament including scrolls, foliage and shell ornament and integral grip decorated en suite
58.5 cm; 23 in blade


Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 236
A FRENCH SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY WITH POLISHED IRON HILT, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with hollow-triangular blade signed 'fourbisseur Rue Coquille a la Justice a Paris' (name obscured), polished steel hilt including oval guard, faceted ovoid pommel and grip, in its painted wooden scabbard with iron mounts
51.7 cm; 20 3/8 in blade

Estimate:  £70 - 90 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 237
A SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY WITH CHISELLED AND GILT IRON HILT, CIRCA 1740
with hollow-triangular blade, iron hilt including asymmetrical shell-guard pierced with designs of foliage and trophies, openwork pommel and quillon-block decorated en suite, traces of gilding, and the grip with a later binding of plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's heads'
49.5 cm; 19 1/2 in blade

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 238
A SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY, CIRCA 1760
with hollow-triangular blade, iron hilt decorated with rococo scrolls, trellis and foliage, and the grip bound with plaited wire and ribband between 'Turk's Heads'
51.2 cm; 20 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 239
A SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY, CIRCA 1750
with hollow-triangular blade, iron hilt decorated with trophies and openwork (worn), and the grip with a later binding
47.7 cm; 18 3/4 in blade

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 240
A SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY WITH SILVER-ENCRUSTED HILT, CIRCA 1730, ENGLISH OR GERMAN
with hollow-triangular blade, iron hilt decorated with encrusted silver designs of scrolling foliage with fruit and flowers (rubbed), including asymmetrical shell-guard with moulded brim and the grip with a later binding of plaited wire between 'Turk's Heads'
63.6 cm; 25 in blade

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 241
A SMALL-SWORD FOR A BOY WITH SILVER-ENCRUSTED HILT, CIRCA 1730, ENGLISH OR GERMAN
with hollow-triangular blade, iron hilt decorated with encrusted silver designs of scrolling foliage with fruit and flowers within delicate beadwork frames (small losses), including asymmetrical shell-guard with two reclining figures on the outer face, quillon, knuckle-guard and small pommel, and the grip with a later binding of plaited wire between 'Turk's Heads'
66.0 cm; 26 in blade


Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 242
A FRENCH SILVER-MOUNTED SWORD IN THE HUNGARIAN MANNER FOR A BOY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with curved fullered kilig style blade struck with two marks on each face, silver stirrup hilt (marks indistinct) including writhen knuckle-guard interrupted by an oval moulding chased with the letter 'M', trefoil-shaped pommel, and the grips faced with horn panels retained by three rivets with silver flowerhead caps
48.8 cm; 19 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 243
A CONTINENTAL LIGHT CAVALRY OFFICER'S SWORD, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with curved fullered blade double-edged towards the point, etched and gilt with trophies, a garland and foliage on a blued panel at the forte on each face, silvered stirrup hilt including a pair of foliate langets, down-curved quillon, knuckle-guard open at the top and joined to the lionhead pommel by a broad plate, and chequered hardwood grips, in its silvered scabbard engraved with neoclassical ornament
83.5 cm; 32 7/8 in blade

Estimate:  £1200 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 244
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED EPÉE FOR A MEMBER OF 'L' INSTITUT D'EGYPT', EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with associated hollow-triangular blade etched and gilt with scrolls on a blued panel at the forte, silver hilt of characteristic type including openwork shell-guard, pommel chased with a palmette and the grip applied with an Egyptian classical bust on each face, in a later scabbard (chape detached)
74.3 cm; 29 1/4 in blade
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 245
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED OFFICER'S EPÉE, PARIS, 1798-1809
with hollow-triangular blade etched and gilt with trophies and foliage on a blued panel at the forte, silver hilt cast and chased in low relief, including down-turned shell-guard decorated with a trophy-of-arms enclosing a dragon, forward-curved quillon decorated with a flower-head, rear quillon stamped with the mark of the Association of Gold and Silversmiths and the maker's mark beneath, the pommel involving a hounds head, and the grips faced with a pair of mother-of-pearl plaques (later, one detached)
76.3 cm; 30 1/8 in blade


Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 246
A FRENCH SILVER-HILTED OFFICER'S EPÉE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with hollow-triangular blade etched and gilt with trophies and foliage on a blued panel at the forte (worn), silver hilt cast and chased in low relief, including down-turned shell-guard decorated with the fight between the Horatii and Curiatti, eagle-head quillon and cap pommel (ferrule replaced) and fluted mother-of pearl grips (one detached, silver marks rubbed)
81.8 cm; 32 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 247
A FRENCH HUNTING SWORD, CIRCA 1760
with slightly curved fullered blade double-edged towards the point, etched with scrollwork and an oval panel filled with trophies on each face of the forte, gilt-brass hilt cast in low relief, comprising a pair of quillons, cap pommel and integral grip decorated with differing scenes of Diana and Acteon, in its leather scabbard (now in two pieces) with gilt-brass mounts
60.0 cm; 23 5/8 in blade

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 248
~A FRENCH SILVER-MOUNTED HUNTING SWORD, CIRCA 1760
with straight blade double-edged towards the point, silver hilt comprising moulded cross-piece (marks rubbed), cap pommel chased with scrollwork, spirally carved ivory grip bound with plaited wire (losses), in its silver-mounted leather scabbard
61.0 cm; 24 in blade

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 249
A FRENCH HUNTING SWORD, MID-19TH CENTURY
with fullered blade double-edged for its last quarter, signed 'Manuf de Klingenthal Coulaux Freres' along the back-edge iron hilt including scalloped shell-guard, a pair of straight quillons with button-shaped terminals, green-stained horn grip retained by three iron rivets with fluted heads, in its leather-covered scabbard with iron mounts complete with accompanying knife en suite
42.0 cm; 16 1/2 in blade

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 250
~A HUNTING TROUSSE, LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY
comprising large carving knife and fork mounted together by a pair of studs and key-hole slots in the grip, the knife stamped with a mark on one face, iron cross-guard, and ivory grips, in its iron-mounted brown leather scabbard, complete with an accompanying knife and fork en suite and double-ended silver spoon, complete with buff-leather-covered belt hook, suspension and frog
22.2 cm; 8 3/4 in blade

Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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