An Eastern European Medieval Sword with Scabbard, first half of the 14th century The hilt all encrusted with silver (niello). The blade inlaid with gilt inscriptions. The upper back side of the blade engraved with a Mameluk inscription (arsenal of Alexandria). Leather bound scabbard with silver mounts. Overall length: 105.3 cm (41.5"); Blade length: 88.4 cm (34.8"); Scabbard length: 89.5 cm (35.2”) Located at Reichsstadtmuseum Rothenburg, Germany.
Katzbalger, German, about 1510 (Quite possibly historismus?) Iron hilt with extended flared pommel with fluted convex upper edge. Geometric lines decorating the grip area. Quillons are roped and s-shaped with a pair of two-part hollow bronze spheres Blade is Northern Italian with two narrow fullers extending to the tip. Blade may be shortened from a longsword. Parts are 19th century restoration. Overall length: 86 cm (33.86") Copyright © The Fischer Auction Company
Sold Price: A sword in the style of 14th Century - May 6, 0113 10:00 AM CEST
dating: 17th/19th Century provenance: Europe, Double-edged blade of lenticular section and medium width, the base with fuller tang and deep mark. S-shaped quillons, one quillon becomes a loop-guard, the front carved in coils, the back with old bronze repairs. Walnut-shaped pommel (very worn) with remains of carving. Grip with modern wire binding provided with moor's heads. length 87.5 cm.