Object Title

Rapier, bi Knife, Chape, Buckle

Rapier, bi Knife, Chape, Buckle

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

IX.1494

Provenance

Purchased by part exchange 1977. Excavated by the seller from the Thames at Queenhithe in 1976.

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

G.M. Wilson, 'Notes on some early basket-hilted swords', Journal of the Arms and Armour Society, XII, no. 1, March 1986, pp. 1-19, Pls I-XII, at p. 13, Pl. IX [INF. NOT YET EXTRACTED]

Dorling Kindersley, Weapon. A visual history of arms & armour, Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London, 2006, p. 111 (col. illus., 3rd from top - sword only).

Notes

Grip found to be loose 25/10/00, secured by cons 26.10/00.