17th C. Cup Hilt Rapier (88103)


Holland, mid-17th Century 

Provenance: Private Collection, Florence, Italy

Condition: very good

Straight, double-edged blade of hexagonal section, a fuller at the forte;

Iron hilt with circular, slightly convex cup festooned at the border, decorated with engraved spirals over circles and pierced four-pointed stars;

twisted quillons ending in buds, smooth arms of the hilt, twisted guard ending in a curl;

pommel with bas-relieved floral decorations and relieved button;

twisted wooden grip with remains of leather covering. 

Length: 117 cm 

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