Object Title

Chopper - Chopper

Chopper - Chopper

Date

1490-1510

Object Number

X.268 A

Provenance

From the Hearst Collection, acquired 1952.

Physical Description

Heavy choper with broad obtuse point, a shallow groove on each face. It has a heavy steel hilt with fish-tail pommels, the grips inlaid with black and white chequered bone in small panels. The chopper has a small guard on the right; a similar guard serves as a front quillon.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Chopper: overall length: 452 mm (17.8 in)), blade length: 300 mm (11.8 in), Weight: Chopper: 3 lb 4 oz,

Associations

Places Germany