Object Title

Blade

Blade

Date

1540-1560

Object Number

X.797

Physical Description

River find. Two short quillons inclined towards blade at 45 degrees terminating in triangular-shaped finials decorated with transversed grooves. Two parallel longitudinal grooves on quillon block.

Dimensions

BladeLength286 mm
OverallLength287 mm

Associations

Places England

Notes

First aid conservation requested 13.5.99 as it was found to be suffering from aggressively active rust (on quillons and parts of blade). To go up to Leeds on next van 17.5.99. BC
X-ray by David Starley, 20/08/04 (job code AM 1895) revealed a maker's mark (not necessarily complete) on the blade. For further details see copy of report on inv. file.