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An important German deluxe hunting hanger with handle and guard made of finely carved rhinoceros

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An important German deluxe hunting hanger with handle and guard made of finely carved rhinoceros
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An important German deluxe hunting hanger with handle and guard made of finely carved rhinoceros horn, circa 1680
Straight, single-edged blade with a double-edged point and several fullers on both sides. Remnants of decorative etching with depictions of riders and the barely legible motto "Vivat..." on both sides at the root of the blade. The rhinoceros horn quillons carved in one piece, the guard plate in the shape of a recumbent lion. The slightly curved arms of the quillons flaring out into grotesque masks. The grip in the shape of a crouching lion, one paw raised. Small copper riveted disc. The hilt with minor knocks here and there, a larger chip on the reverse where the quillons joins the grip. Length 75 cm.
Attention: This lot can only be shipped within the European Union.
Condition: II - III
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An important German deluxe hunting hanger with handle and guard made of finely carved rhinoceros

Estimate €3,200 - €6,400
May 17, 2022
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Est. €3,200 - €6,400Starting Price €3,200
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An important German deluxe hunting hanger with handle and guard made of finely carved rhinoceros horn, circa 1680
Straight, single-edged blade with a double-edged point and several fullers on both sides. Remnants of decorative etching with depictions of riders and the barely legible motto "Vivat..." on both sides at the root of the blade. The rhinoceros horn quillons carved in one piece, the guard plate in the shape of a recumbent lion. The slightly curved arms of the quillons flaring out into grotesque masks. The grip in the shape of a crouching lion, one paw raised. Small copper riveted disc. The hilt with minor knocks here and there, a larger chip on the reverse where the quillons joins the grip. Length 75 cm.
Attention: This lot can only be shipped within the European Union.
Condition: II - III

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