From the William Fagan Premier Collection

Classic form with a broad rolled edge over a pierced scalloped cup. See Swords & Daggers, Wilkinson, pl.61 for another plainer example with an identical pierced cup. The cup edge, chiseled in a scale motif. The cup chiseled in flower headed tendrils (pommel chiseled to match) inhabited by hounds menacing a lion and boar. The scallops as tendrils alternating with hounds and prey. Fine silver wire wrapped grip.  39” diamond section blade with deep fuller at the forte inscribed  S E B E S T I A N  H E R N A N D E Z.  Purchased in London in the 1980s and quality seldom seen on the market today.
Stock Number: A1499

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