Lot 1411 - A194 Arms & Armour Col. Sigrist - Thursday, 24. September 2020, 05.00 PM

BILL (RONCA)

Italian, ca. 1550.
Square tip with diamond section, transitioning into a long narrow blade with a slightly convex edge, ending in a sickle-shaped tip. The rear featuring a spike, with a large, punched scorpion mark below. Square conical socket with two long langets, decorative brass rosettes. Octagonal shaft, restored.
L 233 cm.

Provenance:
- Collection M. Sigrist, Lucerne.

Rare pole weapon from the Italian armoury that was active in the 16th century and used the scorpion mark, cf. Le Armi degli Estensi, La collezione di Konopiste, 1986, pp. 99-100, Nos. 783, 761, 791; Boccia / Coelho, Armi bianche Italiane, 1975, p. 380, Nos. 455-457.

CHF 1 400 / 2 400

€ 1 230 / 2 110

Sold for CHF 5 625 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.