7th December 2014
The San Giorgio Auction House is pleased to offer its clients at the Christmas auction a wide range of objects including ancient weapons of notable interest: various high quality pairs of 18th century Italian and European pistols, wheel-lock guns, a rare Petronel firearm, hunting rifles and crossbows including a splendid gift of a double-barrelled gun, a pair of Brescian guns made by the gunsmith Giò Botti, an interesting pin-fire revolver given to Giuseppe Garibaldi, duelling cases and gifts, important sabres, rapiers and daggers. A noteworthy morion, engraved[...]
- ORIENTAL ART
- ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA
The Genoese Knife
STORIE DI LAME, DI ARMI PROHIBITE E DI "CARUGGI"Read more...
(A HISTORY OF KNIVES, PROHIBITED WEAPONS AND THE "CARUGGI" GENOESE ALLEYWAYS)
by Andrea Buti