Object Title

Pommel

Pommel

Date

1580-1599

Object Number

IX.880

Provenance

Presented 1947. Ex Whawell collection, 1925.

Physical Description

Steel sword pommel, of ovoid shape and fat lenticular section, on a stand and with a slightly damaged tang button. Counterfeit damascened with gold Moorish style, diamond shaped panels separated by silver lines.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 68 mm (2.7 in), max. width: 41 mm (1.6 in) Weight: 0 lb 10 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

No visible marks.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and A. Borg, European Swords and Daggers in the Tower of London, London, 1974, Pl. 23b.