Allen Antiques

late 16th c.

very long diamond shaped spike. Concave half-moon shaped blade and down-curved rear fluke. Fluke and blade decorated with round piercings. 2 side straps forming part of the head and 2 additional straps covering the front and back of the shaft. Rectangular retaining ring at the base of the socket. Decorative washer on the top securing rivet in the head. App. half of the shaft is original, remainder a good replacement. Ex Bischoff Collection




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