Object Title

Dagger

Dagger

Date

1600-1650

Object Number

X.775

Physical Description

The iron hilt consists of two short, lobated quillons joined to a convex, retangular quillon block. The ivory grip is of circular section, swelling away from the blade with a lobated top through which the end of the tang projects. A small pommel, washer or tang-button has probably been lost. The single-edged blade has a 43 mm long double-edged, reinforced tip of diamond section. The flat back is saw-cut beyond the ricasso.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 330 mm, blade: 216 mm, width at the end of ricasso: 20 mm Weight: 175 gm

Associations

Places England