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American Dog/Lion Head Saber

Auction:
3097M
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
Sale #3097M - 3097M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 27, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

American Dog/Lion Head Saber, c. 1760-80, brass hilt with brass branches, a crude brass dog's head pommel, oak grip with brass ferrule, iron blade with a single fuller, blade lg. 26 1/4, overall lg. 32 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Brass has some patination and the hilt is a little loose and some age appropriate wear on the wooden grip, blade is a dark plum color, overall in very good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Saber, Blade weapons, Brass instrument, United States