December 06, 2018 03:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Three Antique Rapiers

British/Continental, 17th century, comprising three gentleman's swards, with triangular-based blades, one with parcel-gilt, meander decorated wrought iron hilt, 30-1/4 in. blade; one with forged steel hilt, wire grip, 28-1/2 in. blade; one with carved wood grip, white metal or low grade silver hilt, gild decorated blade, 23-1/2 in.

Provenance:Davis Collection, Charlotte, North Carolina


all with typical wear, surface dirt, abrasions and oxidation at blades; first with small loss near point, gilt loss at pommel; second loose at pommel, slight bend near point, wire and wood grip in good condition; third with repair at ricasso, wear below guard

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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