Object Title

Dagger

Dagger

Date

1900-1999

Object Number

X.729

Provenance

Bequeathed by J.B.P. Young, 1980.

Physical Description

All metal hilt consisting of hexagonal brass pommel cap, barreled grip flattened inside and outside the hand and made up of transverse bands of steel with three equally spaced transverse bands of copper, and a straight copper cross-guard.
Straight, double-edged blade of flattened oval section with a short ricasso 11 mm (7/16 in) long after which the blade widens slightly before tapering to a point.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 324 mm (12 3/4 in), blade length: 219 mm (8 5/8 in), blade width: 24 mm (15/16 in) Weight: 10 oz

Associations

Places Europe