Object Title

Glaive

Glaive

Date

1500-1530

Object Number

VII.870

Provenance

Not recorded in IBE. Presumably Tower Arsenal.

Physical Description

Broad, cleaver-like blade with convex cutting edge and straight back. Tapering socket with two langets extending down the modern haft in the same plane as the blade.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 438 mm (19 in), length of langets: 286 mm (11.25 in)

Associations

Places Europe