Australian History, Fine Decorative Arts & Jewellery - Sale 8169 - Lot 73

 

25 February 2016,

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Lot 73
Klingenthal Coulaux et C French Naval Officer's Sword & Scabbard featuring a stylised & decorated ornate guard spiralling into the pierced decorated guard, showing naval fouled anchor & leaf filigree design. The black bakelite type grip retains the original brass wire wrap & brass portepee hanging ring, fitting into the plain polished inner guard & drooping double headed dolphin quillon. Dated 1870-1940.
Condition - good, no chips to the blade, scabbard worn
Length of blade - 70cm
Length - 90cm
Estimate $400-600
Sold for $375