Post by Jack Loomes on Sept 22, 2013 8:00:04 GMT
In excavated condition, with broad double-edged blade (tip crudely repaired) probably originally with a shallow medial fuller over most of its length on both sides, hilt comprising flat ovoidal cross-guard, flat slightly tapering tang, and mushroom-shaped pommel.
76.5 cm. blade, 90 cm. overall
Sold for £2,000 inc. premium
Provenance: Acquired from Robert-Jean Charles, Paris, at an unknown date.
Literature: Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 25, pp. 35, 67 and 69, fig. 12