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An Ethiopian Double Edged Metal Sword, 19th Century

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $400 - $600

Auction house commission: 20%

VAT: On commission only

Description:
With a carved horn and wood grip, a rectangular ricasso with an etched crowned
Lion of Judah holding a processional cross and on the reverse initials,
“G. C.,” over a thermometer form engraved mark, the tapering double
edged blade centering paired channels of shaped scrolling line and foliage
details. Accompanied by a conforming hand stitched red leather scabbard
centering stamped “X” banding flanking a single row of continuous
open eye decoration.

 

Total
length: 105.5 cm

 

Condition:
Consistent with age.