Lot 1422 - A194 Arms & Armour Col. Sigrist - Thursday, 24. September 2020, 05.00 PM

SIDE-SWORD

German, Munich, last quarter of the 16th century.
Iron hilt, large egg-shaped pommel. Long quillon of rounded iron, with spherical ends. Leather-lined, conical grip with oval section. Double-edged blade with diamond section, towards the grip featuring the marks "S" or "Z" and a crown (Wolfgang Stäntler, Munich), the blade edges running straight into the tip.
Blade L 92.4 cm. L 113 cm. C: 1.

Provenance:
- Collection M. Sigrist, Lucerne.

Rare, particularly nicely designed and well-balanced grip weapon. Cf. Norman, Rapier and Small Sword, p.111, Hilt 43, p. 252, Pommel 29, H. Stöcklein, Münchner Klingenschmiede, ZHW Vol. 5, pp. 202/204, fig. 5, marks 53/54, variants.

CHF 3 500 / 4 000

€ 3 070 / 3 510

Sold for CHF 10 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.