Late 15thC Gold and ebony Burgundian rondel -SOLD

Gold and ebony Burgundian rondel. Based on a piece in the Bargello Museum in Florence, Italy.  Late 15thC French or Italian.  The grip is constructed of 11 pieces of horn, ebony, and gilded bronze to create a unique arrangement with cutouts, through the grip showing the gilded bronze tube that surrounds the tang inside.  

Fitted to a massively strong single edged blade with reinforced tip.  Sits in a single layer, red moulded, vegtan leather sheath with bronze chape. 

Blade length: 26cm/10"

Grip length: 9.5cm/3.75"

Overall length: 40cm/16"

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