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2024 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 1)

Sat, Jul 6, 2024 09:00AM EDT
Lot 535

2 Eagle Head Swords, incl. 1 with Metal Scabbard

Estimate: $600 - $700

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Two (2) American eagle head pommel swords. 1st item: Blade decorated with engraved floral and military motifs, including "E Pluribus Unum." Brass hilt with reverse P shape guard. Carved bone grip and eagle head decoration to quillon. Brass scabbard with two suspension rings. Blade: 29 1/2" L. Overall with scabbard: 36" L. 2nd item: Blade decorated with engraved foliate design. Brass hilt with reverse P shape guard. Carved bone grip. Blade: 28 1/2" L. Overall: 34" L. First half 19th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Knoxville, Tennessee collection.


Both blades with light oxidation, nicks, pitting. 1st item: Loose grip and guard. Welded repair to blade near center. Scattered denting to scabbard. 2nd item: 1" x 1/2" area of previous repair to bone grip, replaced with wood. Guard slightly misshapen.

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Private Knoxville, Tennessee collection.