June 12-13, 2019 Edged Weapon, Armor, & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/12/2019
The well forged head measuring 24" with cutting blade measuring 10" and spike measuring 9 - 1/4". The polearm decorated with period engraving including IHS and cross, constellation, and large "H", and other cabalistic decorations to protect the user. Scorpion is mounted on a faceted pole, early, but probably not the original. CONDITION: Good for a polearm of this age and most of the engraved decoration is clearly visible. 88" overall. A rare form of polearm and seldom encountered. PROVENANCE: FORMER COLLECTION OF THE NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART.

This is not a standard shippable item and will require 3rd party shipping or pickup arrangements to be made.
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $861.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
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