Object Title

Dagger - Quillon dagger

Dagger - Quillon dagger

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

X.731

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

Brass hilt consisting of flat pommel-cap, rectangular quillon block decorated on each side of the hand with a stylized flower and supporting two flat lobate finials in the plane of the blade which are decorated with deeply cut lines. Bone grip with spirally carved groove in which lies a medium twist copper wire. There is a brass ferrule next to the quillon block.
Straight, double-edged blade of flattned diamond section tapering to a point. The blade is possibly asscoiated.

Materials

Dimensions

BladeLength221 mm
BladeWidth21 mm
OverallLength317 mm
OverallWeight144 g

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Europe