Fine antique European German Rapier sword dating to the 17th- early 18th C. (ID: es760)
Fine antique European German Rapier sword dating to the 17th- early 18th C.
|( ID: es760 )|
Fine original 17th C. -early 18th C. European, likely German or Italian rapier of ring hilt form.
The iron is attractively chiseled throughout with swirling designs of a form well known in other
collections. The blade is of hexagonal cross section and has a makers mark running down the
fuller on either side. The grip retains the original wrapping or a period re-wrap.
Overall length is 40" , blade is 32".