26th Jun, 2024 11:00

Fine Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria

 
  Lot 84
 

84

A RARE KOREAN MILITARY SWORD ( HWANDO), JOSEON DYNASTY

with slightly curved broad blade double-edged towards the point, formed with a full-length fuller and a shorter fuller along the back-edge on each face, octagonal iron guard (loose) decorated in silver with scrolling foliage in low relief on each face, iron ferrule and 'Court Hat' pommel each decorated in silver with further designs, fabric-covered grip with a copper alloy menuki-style mount on each face, in its black-painted wooden scabbard with characteristic iron mounts decorated with silver, with an associated leather thong and a silvered iron suspension (the silver with losses, light surface rust), 69.2 cm blade

Sold for £8,500


 

with slightly curved broad blade double-edged towards the point, formed with a full-length fuller and a shorter fuller along the back-edge on each face, octagonal iron guard (loose) decorated in silver with scrolling foliage in low relief on each face, iron ferrule and 'Court Hat' pommel each decorated in silver with further designs, fabric-covered grip with a copper alloy menuki-style mount on each face, in its black-painted wooden scabbard with characteristic iron mounts decorated with silver, with an associated leather thong and a silvered iron suspension (the silver with losses, light surface rust), 69.2 cm blade

Auction: Fine Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria, 26th Jun, 2024

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Sunday 23rd June: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday 24th June: 10:00am to 7.00pm
Tuesday 25th June: 10.00am to 5.00pm
AUCTION DAY: 26TH JUNE 2024, AT 11:00am

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