December 06, 2018 03:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


United States Officer's Eagle Head Sword

Continental for the American market, early 19th century, with reeded ivory grip, cast bronze hilt, five ball guard and langet, figured pummel, curved, single edged, parcel-gilt eagle decorated blade marked "e pluribus unum", with slight curve, modern scabbard, 32 in. blade

This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Provenance:Davis Collection, Charlotte, North Carolina


typical wear, surface dirt, corrosion with light gilt loss at blade, hairline crack at grip

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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