Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1580-1620

Object Number

IX.25

Provenance

From IBE: On loan to Hampton Court, February 1972.

Physical Description

Modern steel hilt comprising ovoid pommel, straight heavy quillons with round terminals. From the underside of the square central section a U-shaped guard extends toward the point, a right-angle bend forms a ring-guard. The blade similar to that on IX.23 (q.v.).

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1118 mm (44 in), blade length: 894 mm (35.2 in) Weight: 3 lb 14 oz

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

This Inv. No. is included on a list (filed at the front of the first class IX IBE vol.) of class IX objects disposed of in November 1965: 'Cross hilted Sword.'.