Object Title

Blade - Partizan

Blade - Partizan

Date

18th century

Object Number

X.60

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

The blade is that of a pierced partizan, being straight and double edged, of flattened diamond section. The point is missing. The blade is pierced through with diamond shaped holes at either side of the medial ridge. The tang is of stout square section, tapering away from the blade and has been fitted with a knuckle bow, turning the blade into a short sword or dagger. The whole is much corroded

Techniques

Forged

Materials

Dimensions

BladeLength263 mm
OverallLength387 mm
OverallWeight446 g

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations