Object Title

Dagger - Left Hand Parryig Dagger

Dagger - Left Hand Parryig Dagger

Date

1580-1620

Object Number

X.251

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

Straight, double edged blade of slightly scooped, diamond section, tapering down towards the point. There is pitting across the whole of the blade. Wire bound grip. Vase shaped, tetradecagonal pommel, with slightly flattened, round finial. The quillons are hexagonal and curve widely down towards the blade, the ends being curled in upon themselves. A large ring guard protrudes from the quillon block, with three robust ridges protruding from the join between the two.

Materials

Dimensions

BladeLength361 mm
OverallLength501 mm
OverallWeight615 g

Inscriptions and Marks

none

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