Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1700

Object Number

IX.875

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

Royal Armouries (Leeds), Torture and Punishment, [3rd edn], Leeds, 1997, p. 32, tip right illus., centre (det. of blade dec.), lower illus., centre (col., overall view).

Notes

Cf. no.104 (p.17) of the Catalogue of the Gothic Hall, Pall Mall (1820) - 'a German Executioner's or Beheading sword with very similar inscription on the blade and dated 1688. No mention of further decoration, however. BC (13.10.00)