Object Title

Partizan

Partizan

Date

1640-1660

Object Number

VII.1394

Provenance

Purchased from the Beriah Botfield collection at Norton Hall, Northamptonshire, with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund, 1942 (Norton Hall No. 39).

Physical Description

Broad blade with two long blunt lugs at the base, each curling in a semi-circle to rejoin the blade. The base of the blade and the lugs are etched with a design of scrolling foliage against a plain ground, traces of gilding remain. Modern haft covered with green velvet trimmed with galloon and with a modern tassel of red, orange and yellow silk with gold thread.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 2311 mm (91 in), length of head: 502 mm (19.75 in) Weight: 4 lb 7 oz

Associations

Places France
Italy