Object Title

Scabbard - Landsknecht Dagger Scabbard

Scabbard - Landsknecht Dagger Scabbard

Date

1530-1540

Object Number

X.234

Provenance

Presented by Mr. F. H. Cripps-Day in 1942

Physical Description

All of steel, with a flat back and rounded front creating a smei-circular section, and with two strap loops on the rear: one horizontal and one angled. The length of the scabbard is divided by three raised, semi-circualr bands immitating the puffed and slashed style, with the slashes being vertical. The bottom most raised bands are circular in section, diminishing in size towards the bottom of the scabbard and terminating in a baluster form finial.

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength285 mm
OverallWeight336 g
OverallWidth60 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

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