Object Title

Partizan

Partizan

Date

1618

Object Number

VII.217

Provenance

Not recorded in IBE.

Physical Description

Of the type carried by the ducal guard. Blade tapers very slightly towards an obtuse point; at the base two large flukes curve upwards with a small spike feature on each lower edge. The blade etched with patterns of strapwork arabesques, masks, trophies of arms and, in the centre at the base, the arms of Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg and Duke of Julich and Berg, (1578-1653), surrounded by the collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece. The socket is etched with the monogram W W and dated 1618; the langets with leaf pattern. Modern haft.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 645 mm (25.38 in), length of langets: 391 mm (15.4 in)

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