June 12-13, 2019 Edged Weapon, Armor, & Militaria
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Blade retaining good traces of early etching with a human figure holding what appears to be an axe. The crescentic blade measures 9 - 1/2", central spike 13 - 1/2", engraved fluke 3 - 3/4". CONDITION: Halberd retains what appears to be the original haft with brass star tack decorations and old museum tag. The fluke is struck with a makers mark. Halberd is probably Italian. Faceted pole with spike at base, appears to be the original. Overall length 93". A good early etched halberd. PROVENANCE: FORMER COLLECTION OF THE NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART. Purchased by the museum from French & Co., Inc., that came from Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 24 1939 as lot 118.
Blade Length
9 - 1/2"
Overall Length
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,020.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
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