Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1640-1660

Object Number

IX.957

Physical Description

Hilt English; blade German.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1097 mm (42.8 in.) Blade length: 918 mm (36 in.) Weight: 1200g (2 lb 10 oz)

Associations

Bibliographic References

P. Hammond, Royal Armouries official guide, 1st edn, London, 1986, back cover, right, caption inside front cover (col. ill., hilt and part blade - 'English ..., mid-17th cent.) - this ill. not included in 2nd edn of 1993.

C Mazansky, British basket-hilted swords. A typology of basket-type sword hilts, Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 244, type ICia, 'Mortuary' pommel type II (illus.): 'c.1650'.